The Beaton/Batten Mystery Continues

I know when I started calling my family mystery the Beaton/Batten Mystery; it was in 2015, I believe. But the search for William (Willie) Beaton’s parents has gone on much … Continue Reading →

#HowToKeepPeopleHome and What I’m Going To Do

I just arrived home yesterday after driving from Arizona. Last Thursday, my father had a stroke, and now I’m in the process of self-isolating so I can visit him. So … Continue Reading →

Life-Long Learning for Genealogy & DNA

In the past several weeks, my life has been filled with a course that I’m taking through the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). It’s called Intermediate Foundations and I’m … Continue Reading →

Black Friday And The World Goes A Bit Crazy

If you look up Black Friday on Wikipedia you’ll see that it says that the earliest known use of “Black Friday” to refer to the day after Thanksgiving occurred in the … Continue Reading →