In October of last year I began an experiment in getting myself organized called bullet journaling. It fed my list making tendencies and also my crafty side. I liked that I could make it as simple or decorative as I liked. It's a flexible system to organize yourself. Eventually I began notebooks for a number … Continue reading Genealogy Journaling
5 Ways To Squeeze In Genealogy During Your Trip Back Home
I don't get to go back home very often, but when I do, my first thought is how can I squeeze in some genealogy while I am there? I don't want to miss out on quality time with family, but I can have some fun while also gathering some new nuggets for my research. So … Continue reading 5 Ways To Squeeze In Genealogy During Your Trip Back Home
A Sad Letter From the Past
When I first started asking my dad for information about his parents' lives I was very curious about my grandpa's parents. All that I knew was that they died when he was young and that he and his sister, Annie Mae, were raised by his Aunt and Uncle in Hot Springs, Arkansas. It was not till I … Continue reading A Sad Letter From the Past
Down the Rabbit Hole with Case Files for Seamen!
Whenever I get an email from FamilySearch announcing updates to their online collection, it is inevitable that I'll fall down a rabbit hole. Today was no exception! The collection was titled "Maine & Massachusetts, Case Files of Deceased and Deserted Seamen, 1837-1965" and I had hoped to page through it and perhaps find Thomas Morse of … Continue reading Down the Rabbit Hole with Case Files for Seamen!