If You’re My Cousin Why Don’t You Answer My Email? Part One

I don’t know how many times I’ve personally sent an email to a DNA cousin and have not received a reply. But I know it’s a lot and as you … Continue Reading →


Who Are Your Storytelling Mentors?

If you haven’t had a chance to watch LeVar Burton’s keynote speech from this year’s Roots Tech, then you might just want to check it out here. Levar Burton speaks … Continue Reading →


We’re Still On The Road

We’re still on the road visiting with family and even collecting some DNA samples along the way. But I wanted to get the word out about a few new items … Continue Reading →


We’re On The Road Again & A DNA Angel Announcement

The Hound is on the road to Kingston, Ontario to see if she can discover new clues for the Beaton/Batten Mystery and then it’s off to Ottawa for the  British Isles Family … Continue Reading →


I Just Had To Share

If you know me then you know I’m not much on bragging, but today I’m going to make an exception.  I’ve had two recent accomplishments that I’m quite proud of … Continue Reading →


New Tool From MyHeritage (Well New To Me)

I’m pretty sure you all know that I have BSO (Bright Shiny Object Syndrome) so you’ll understand when I say that I was working on a blog and came across … Continue Reading →


September Is Save Your Photo Month

Did you know that September is; save your photo month? Well, it’s been designated that but actually any month you decide to save photos I think is the right one. … Continue Reading →


Where Did The Summer Go? The DNA Angel Project™ 😇😇

Where did the summer go? It flew by so fast that The Hound missed having the August Edition of The DNA Angel Project™.  Guess that means we have to have … Continue Reading →


“Restore” To The Rescue

A favorite by-product of doing genealogy is family photos. Whether they are from your own collection or your parent’s or from a distant cousin that you’ve been able to take … Continue Reading →


Roots Tech, Are You Going?

As the owner of Shop the Hound, I go to a lot of genealogy conferences and trade shows. So one of my favorite things is to go to is  Roots … Continue Reading →


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