Wishing you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous new year! May 2017 be the year of breaking down barriers—whether that barrier is a research brick wall or something else that’s holding you back.
Whether you’re celebrating Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or one of the myriad of holidays and festivals this season brings, I wish you many joyful times and good cheer with family and friends!
Randy Seaver over at Genea-Musings has a weekly blog meme called Saturday Night Genealogy Fun. This week’s challenge is to determine the surname count in your family tree database. Wanna guess what my #1 surname will be?
So, Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night fun challenge was to create a color-coded ancestral birthplace chart. This chart has been popping up all over the genea-blogosphere in recent days and it seemed like a fun idea. I decided to play along, too. The majority of my ancestors were born and lived in Pennsylvania from their arrival in the […]
Genealogy fun & games: Two degrees of separation. How far back in time can I go with ancestors two degrees of separation from me?
At this time of year, it’s become a tradition to look back at the highlights from the previous year. You see this a lot with television news programs… and online with blogs. Take a gander at my 2015 and my plans for 2016.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Kris & the Golden horde!
Happy Thanksgiving from my home to yours. Good health and happiness to you and all your loved ones.
There’s things afoot behind the scenes here. I’ve been working on a new design for sometime and finally got the time to work on coding it. That’s finally done. I’ve been putting the theme through it’s paces, testing it, and I’m happy to say it’s nearly finished. So, keep an eye out. This site is […]
Where did Philadelphian men go when they wanted to drink and socialize in the 1700s? This blog post—A Pinch of History: The Philadelphia Tavern— from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania seeks to answer that question.