Writing Your Story

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Combining hobbies with family history

If I’m not mistaken, this is the third time I’ve addressed personal hobbies in the Families Across Time blog. In February 2015 (Hobbies bring ancestors to life), I wrote about how knowing what your parents and grandparents did for fun could bring them to life in your writings. In March (Collecting and Family History) I … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of INSERT NAME HERE

I presume that most of the time us family historians tend to focus on two groups of people: our ancestors and our contemporary relatives. While this makes sense from a research perspective, it eliminates one of the most important groups of people: us. We tend to forget that we are the lynchpin connecting the past … Continue reading

When music concerts were $8.50…

Music has always been a part of my life. While I never learned how to read or write music or play a musical instrument, it was always there. As a child growing up in the 1970s, I had the unique opportunity to experience music and television at the same time. I remember our family sitting … Continue reading

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