Happy Birthday Mom 🎂🎂 & A DNA Angel Announcement

Today would have been my mom’s 81st birthday. My mom; Eleanor Louise Thompson (nee Middlebrough)  didn’t actually do genealogy but when I discovered my love of family history she was … Continue Reading →

Why Is Collaboration So Important?

I’m a firm believer in collaboration and I’ve blogged about this on several occasions. Making an effort to connect with cousins is a way that you can extend your tree … Continue Reading →

The Waiting Room – Are you listening to your ancestors?

I have always felt that my ancestors are waiting to have their stories told. It feels like they are waiting in a large white room, devoid of pictures, windows or … Continue Reading →

What’s In A Name?

In the play; Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Juliet says  “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Meaning that she … Continue Reading →

The Genealogy Happy Dance

The other day one of the bloggers was speaking about Genealogy Happy Dances and I don’t know about you, but it seems like ages since I’ve done my last “genealogy happy dance”. … Continue Reading →