Spring Cleaning Your Genealogy & Computer

This past Saturday, was the first day of spring, and it reminded me of when I was a kid and the family had a cabin at Lac La Nonne. My … Continue Reading →

The Day Has Arrive – RootsTech Connect 2021

Well, the day has finally arrived, and Roots Tech Connect will start very shortly. In fact, I just checked the RootsTech site, and it’s already morphed into its new look, and it’s beautiful, and it’s easy to navigate. Continue Reading →

RootsTech Connect Is Going To Be Incredible

I just got off a Zoom call this afternoon for the RootsTech Ambassadors, and I just have to say that RootsTech Connect 2021 is going to be incredible. Continue Reading →

Do You Have New AncestryDNA Communities?

If you have ties in your genealogy to Germanic Europe or to New England, Mid-Atlantic, or Midwest, USA, then you’ll want to check out the update that took place to the AncestryDNA® Communities. Continue Reading →

Are You Using Photos To Catch A New Cousin?

This past Sunday, as I was sorting and organizing my photos at FOREVER, I realized that I could and should add more photos to my accounts at Ancestry and MyHeritage, I realized that by doing this, I might meet more cousins. Continue Reading →

Sharing My Story and The Stories Of My Family

If the Covid-19 Pandemic has taught me anything, it’s taught me that life is fragile. Thankfully I haven’t had any family members taken away by it, but I do know some genealogy friends who have.

This year, I’ve had time to think about things, and here are some of the conclusions and decisions that I’ve made.

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Jumping from Genealogy Tree To Genealogy Tree

DNA is a useful tool, but sometimes it can come with a lot of work. Find out how I use others trees to better understand my own tree and find my DNA Quadfecta. Continue Reading →

Love and Marriage At Ancestry, Newspapers.com Marriage Index

When you work on your family history, you realize that life consists of major events that need to be tracked, such as births, marriages, and deaths. But it’s what we learn from those events and records that tell our family’s story and create a rich family history. Continue Reading →

Canadian Thanksgiving 2020

This year’s Thanksgiving is going to be different from other years, that’s for sure. Everyone is thinking of ways to have a family get together and still keep social distancing in mind.

I thought I’d give you some ideas for other things to do over the holiday weekend. Continue Reading →

Who Was Harold Alfred Thompson?

First and foremost, Harold was my grandfather. He was my father’s father, to be exact. But as with many of my ancestors (and I’m sure many of yours), his story has a “but” in it. Continue Reading →