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I have been using my Flip–Pal mobile scanner for my genealogical  business and personal use for about 5 years and even take it with me when I travel to visit family and friends. Many of you are... That's not all, read on!

Toys in the Attic

I recently came across a Pinterest collection of old toys. It made me nostalgic for my old play things. Here are some of things that occupied my youth. They are from the 60s and early 70s.Creepy Crawlers. My favorite. Wikipedia describes Creepy...
by GuyDads on Jun 2, 2016

Peter Pauper Record Keeper Prize Pk Giveaway

Where would we be if we didn’t have products to keep our domestic chaos organized? Nowadays we need pins and passwords for every program, credit card, or site we log into. Remembering this information can be quite a challenge no matter how ste...
by Pawsitive Living on Jun 1, 2016

Family History Friday – getting started

When my parents first decided to move to Spain well over 10 years ago, I hadn’t realised I was about to embark on my own journey.  Welcome to Family History Friday, this week I’ll share the start of my journey … Continue reading &#...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 6, 2016

Tanghalang Pilipino brings back the powerful steampunk musical, MABINING MANDIRIGMA | Feb 19-Mar 13, 2016

With the overwhelming success of its initial run last July 2015 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Tanghalang Pilipino, the resident theater company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, with the support of the National Commission for th...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Feb 3, 2016

Part Of The History 4193

I woke up at seven in the morning feeling a little ragged, but sleeping in always makes me feel worse, so I got out of bed and went about my morning. After doing the chores on the farm, I showered up and walked in the kitchen where Blake and Keeley w...
by Scragg Man on Dec 19, 2015

Who We Are in a Digital World

I am growing as a teacher and presenter, relying on my personal stories to deliver messages of history, heritage, hope, compassion, unity, and community.  There is no better way to connect with other human beings than to share stories. We build...
by ArchivesInfo on Nov 1, 2015

Fleet street marriage

In today’s world we all expect  vital records like births, deaths and marriages to be there. However marriages today are not how they always were. In the beginning, marriages were public commitments to a person and upheld more by the community...
by The Family Ancestry Detective on Jul 14, 2015

Tanghalang Pilipino's MABINING MANDIRIGMA: A Steampunk Musical at CCP | July 3-19, 2015

History once again unfolds as we give light to the events in the life of one of our national heroes, Apolinario Mabini. Tanghalang Pilipino, the resident theater company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, with the support of the National Comm...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Jun 22, 2015

A Polish-Inspired Beetroot Summer Salad with Apples, Radish and Dill

A Polish-inspired beetroot summer salad with apples, radish and dill I was interested to read this week about the four distinct waves of Polish migration to the UK. I tend to only think of my parents’ generation, resettling to the UK after the Seco...
by renbehan.com on Jun 15, 2015

Get in the Road Trip Mood

The post Get in the Road Trip Mood appeared first on Word Grrls. Find a vintage motel or hotel postcard on eBay. Pick something from your local area so you will know the streets, more or less. Use Google Street View (find the location on the back vi...
by Word Grrls on Apr 28, 2015

And We Had To See A Plantation

Our last day of vacation my family gave in to Mom and we did something girly, we went to a plantation. I picked this one out of the stack of brochures the front desk handed us on check in simply because it's been continuously functioning since the 16...
by Live From The Wang of America on Apr 12, 2015

What to take on your cemetery hunt for ancestors?

Cemeteries are as close as you can get to an ancestor today. They move you and make you stop and think about your own mortality. They can also offer a great deal of information. I have done my own genealogy hunt in cemetaries and found it heartbreaki...
by The Family Ancestry Detective on Mar 17, 2015

Ancestry UK

by The Family Ancestry Detective on Feb 10, 2015

When Grandmas Go Wild – Lillian V Epstein Moline

When Grandmas Go Wild My Grandmas personalities seemed to me to be at opposite ends of the “wildness” spectrum, and it was most obvious in this picture of my mom’s step mother Lillian Vera Epstein... That's not all, read on!

The Mystery of Genetic History

     I have been always fascinated by genetic testing and dna. I have developed a multitude of illnesses that no one in my blood line has or had. I love the idea of home dna testing where we could all find answers to our questions if not to only a...

When Grandmas Go Wild – Lillian V Epstein Moline

When Grandmas Go Wild My Grandmas personalities seemed to me to be at opposite ends of the “wildness” spectrum, and it was most obvious in this picture of my mom’s step mother Lillian Vera Epstein... That's not all, read on!

Google Books: A Surprising Source For Genealogical Documentation

My budget is pretty tight when it comes to genealogical research, so when I found I could add documentation to my family tree using (mostly) free Google Books, you can imagine my elation. Most... That's not all, read on!

Genuine Smiles

I have the hardest time getting good shots of my daughter these days. When she sees me coming with the camera, she either hides, makes a face, or she pastes on a fake smile that just doesn’t look like her at all. I can relate. I have a hard tim...
by CoffeeJitters on Jan 20, 2015

The Worldly Remonds of Salem

Great news on this Martin Luther King Day weekend: the Mayor of Salem has announced that a rather barren strip of waterfront land adjacent to the Salem-Beverly bridge will be reconstituted as Remond Park, after the prominent pair of African-American...
by streets of salem on Jan 19, 2015


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