Collecting family history data can be overwhelming when the branches spread in too many directions. Let's talk about how much is too much data and where to stop with your genealogy research.
The Monacan Indian Nation of Amherst County in Central Virginia is fighting to be recognized by the Federal Government after more than 10,000 years of documented existence. The Monacan Nation has endured unspeakable...
Remember when a birthday was about cards and cake and maybe a gift or two? It was time spent with family and close friends. Has social media put a new twist on your birthday celebration?
Your family history is an investment of your time and a source for future generations. Let's talk about the importance of obtaining hard copies of the documents that support your genealogy research.
Catastrophic weather can challenge the human spirit. Nature is a powerful adversary but we are survivors. This is the story of a derechio and how a town came together to help each other.
I want to live a simple life; to become less materialistic and to embrace the more emotional and spiritual things. It is invigorating to clear out the clutter and open your heart and mind to finding contentment in...
We're all concerned about affordable health care and the changes that the Affordable Care Act will bring. Let's talk about what it means and what we can do to better understand it.
Hubpages.com is better than a box of chocolates or a cold beer on a hot day. Be warned though, it can become a serious addiction albeit healthier than chocolate or beer.
Mainstream media can affect your political views through biased reporting. When you look at the money behind mainstream media, it is obvious who controls our political parties. Let's talk about what we can do to be...
A family history is only as good as the road map that leads back to the source of the information collected. If you aren't documenting the source of your findings, let's talk about why you should.
Researching your family history can become a journey of self discovery. The stories shared are as important as the names, dates, and places and often become a road map to a legacy of character.
When the road comes to an end in my family research, I turn to nature, the real trees, for inspiration. Come along as we look at how real trees and family trees can teach us about life.
Nothing says "love" like a personalized gift. Learn how to make beautifully creative gifts from your family history research using sources like Shutterfly.com and Snapfish.com.
Does your family history contain a story that no one wants to talk about. Here you'll find some tips for getting your relatives to share those stories that are an important part of your family tree and your genealogy...
Researching your family history doesn't have to be costly. Cemeteries are a "no cost" resource for adding depth and value to your family history . Let's explore the options.
Your family history is unique and should be documented. You don't need to be a professional genealogist to get started. Learn as you go. The tips here will help you get started.