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Reflections From Wreaths Across America

At the end of December I had the opportunity to participate in helping to decorate graves at the Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Kansas during Wreaths Across America. I’ve participated in this activity for close […]

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Today is the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  The event shocked the population of a nation who had been enjoying a typical American Sunday…until they received news of the attack that damaged […]

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Surprisingly…No Surprises!

I had a few minutes today to take a look at my AncestryDNA results and surprisingly…there were NO SURPRISES! Between my grandparents’ knowledge and stories and the work the family has done on the genealogy […]

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Mid-Year Check-In

In January I posted about some of my previous-year accomplishments and current-year goals for my genealogy.  I decided to do a mid-year check-in to see where I’m at on meeting my goals for this year.  […]