Old author remembers country sayings of a bygone era.
My review of 23andMe, which I used to get important & interesting information about my health and ancestry. Includes screenshots and a discussion of features.
Long Crendon near Thame is the home of the Needle Makers. This huge cottage industry literally took over a whole village, and was run by the Shrimptons, just one link of my family tree!
Abandoned cemeteries, neglected graveyards, and ruined grave sites dishonor our ancestors. Creative nonfiction piece explores how often the concept of perpetual care is a lie.
Lakelawn Cemetery began as a racetrack where the rich & powerful went to play, but once it transformed into one of the world's elite cemeteries, it became the place they were just dying to get into...
Why do we have names? Could we do without them and if we did what would we call ourselves. If we have to have names, what on earth to we call our children and why?
The numerous photos show my great aunt and uncle's large and successful farming operation in North Dakota back in the early 1900s.
If you're curious about your racial/ethnic background, nowadays you don't have to rely on what your relatives have to say. Now for less than $300 you can get fairly conclusive indications from DNA tests which you can...
Tribute to the not so famous in recognition of ordinary people in society who have made a difference by their contribution or sacrifice; ordinary people with achievements form my genealogy research.