DNA Angel Project – DNA Day Edition

April 25th is DNA Day and the DNA Angel thought what would be better than having the next DNA Angel Project Draw? This contest is open to residents of Canada and this month’s draw is for a copy of the new audiobook by Rachel Décoste and an AncestryDNA kit generously donated by Ancestry Canada®. Rachel Décoste is a writer and educator from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Continue Reading →

I’m Reading The Edmonton Journal Newspaper From 1955

The other night, I watched the news from Toronto, and I had to turn the channel because it was so depressing and stressful. I’m no baby, but it made me wonder; “really? There isn’t anything good to report about?”.

So I decided today to have a peek at what the news was like 65 years ago. I can do that with a Newspapers.com subscription. I have the Publisher’s Extra subscription because I want to read The Edmonton Journal, but there are lots of newspapers in the basic plan and then for certain newspapers, you pay an additional charge. The Edmonton Journal is one of them, but I’ve found so many great articles about my family that the extra is “worth every penny.”

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