Tag Archives: Retrospect

Happy Day After Christmas

After a divorce in 2014, for my own emotional and physical health, I chose to begin to see the holidays differently. Fraught with expectations and memories, Thanksgiving and Christmas were mixed with things to look forward to and many let … Continue reading

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Becoming Certified?

When I was just out of high school, I became involved in genealogical research. I started with my maternal family’s JOHNSON history. There was good information to go on, including a family tale of the 1840 move from Iredell County, … Continue reading

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Diggin’ Up Graves – Favorite Posts of 2014 and 2015

Diggin’ Up Graves – Favorite Posts of 2014 and 2015 I began this blog as a response to Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge, which began on 1 January 2014. The name, “Diggin’ Up Graves,” is courtesy of … Continue reading

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Lesson this Week : Providing Context

As I was writing this week’s blog about KINGs in Kentucky, it occurred to me that not everyone in the world would know where Kentucky is or who Daniel Boone was. I know those two things are, for a lot … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five Genealogical Things That I Know Today Which I Did Not Know on 01 January 2014

It has been the Tsunami of Knowledge, and I can’t swim. The only other time it was like this was in my undergraduate computer science studies. Sometimes I have found that I knew more than I thought, sometimes I would … Continue reading

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