By LeRoi Jones Each Morning I go down to Gansevoort St. and stand on the docks. I stare out at the horizon until it gets up and comes to embrace me. I make believe it is my father. This is known as genealogy. I love poetry and genealogy. When the 2 come together it's FABULOUS! Enjoy.
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Oh, no Maya Angelou has passed on. Oh, Lord! I am so glad I went to hear her this year at the Butler Diversity Series.God Bless her on her journey! Such a WORLD Treasure!Take a moment . . . “If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.” ― Maya... Continue Reading →
There are quite a few websites that are making some of their military records available for free this weekend. Today I took a sometime to review the records at http://pages.myheritage.com/memorialday/ . I attempted to find records for a few of my ancestors. When performing a search of an online collection, it helps to keep the... Continue Reading →
As the holiday fast approaches many people are planning cookouts, family gatherings and enjoying time off. For a lot of people part of the holiday tradition includes visiting cemeteries and placing flowers on the grave stones of loved ones. This is one of my families traditions. Since, I was a child, I've visited the cemetery... Continue Reading →
I just picked up my latest gadget, a portable scanner, The Flip-Pal . I used it for the first time at a Kentucky Group (genealogy) meeting. I helped a friend scan some awesome old pictures. It was easy to use and transport. If you are interested in picking one up follow the link below. http://mbsy.co/flip-pal/3708375The... Continue Reading →
Weddings encompass many things, a legal contract, a spiritual contract, a party, a joining of 2 people and a joining of 2 families. I recently attended the wedding of one of my nieces in California. There wasn't much time to plan, however I was blessed to be be able to attend. My brother,... Continue Reading →
To forget one’s ancestor’s is to be a brook without a source, a tree without root -Unknown
If you are in the Indianapolis area stop by the Kentucky Group genealogy (sub group of IAAGG) meeting is today, March 17, 2014, at the College Avenue Library. Please be prepared to bring us all up to date on what progress/attempted progress you have made in compiling your family history in the last two months. All... Continue Reading →