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Screaming Ascent from Chaos

The Building Blocks of Story

via Daily Prompt: Mighty The word of the day prompt is 'Mighty' - and it was recently emphasized to me just how mighty the task of writing is. It is, in fact, the creation of worlds. I was talking to... Continue Reading →

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Emerging from Nothing – a Genealogy Story

I have to say there is something incredibly rewarding with helping someone start on their family tree. I've watched and participated in helping a few beginners to the world of genealogy, and these newcomers have taught me a few lessons. To... Continue Reading →

Finite Multitudes

via Daily Prompt: Finite This is a good time of year to contemplate things. Autumn comes early in the mountains, and it is always a time of endings and beginnings for me. It's the end of the business season with... Continue Reading →

The Mists of Time – A Genealogy Story

There are many things about genealogy which can delight the studious researcher, and just as many which might frustrate. I can tell you from experience of the sheer joy of piecing together some grand puzzle and reveling in the ever... Continue Reading →

How to take the Photo of a Lifetime

As a photographer, there are both privileges and responsibilities placed on my shoulders. Sometimes, I get to skate around the heavy lifting simply for the fact that I'm holding onto a camera. At other times, I'd rather be taking a nap,... Continue Reading →

The Unification of Demark… and your phone – A Genealogy Story

Photo Credit There are some moments in history which display the raw power of the human spirit. The pyramids of Giza. The still-standing Parthenon. Stone Henge. And even, rocks in Sweden called the Jelling Stones. Now, the story of the... Continue Reading →

The Wins of The Daughter of the Pirate King: A Book Review

My pixie-in-law and I are back with another one-two sins-wins book review (like our sins and wins for Caraval, by Stephanie Garber), this time for Tricia Levenseller's The Daughter of the Pirate King. At this point, it may be evident that... Continue Reading →

Walking to Work

We all have our little peeves about our lives, moments we wish would just go away or small annoyances which should just flap off and leave us well enough alone. Some of us have annoying co-workers, others have annoying jobs.... Continue Reading →

Beautiful People #26 – Author Writing Process Edition

Paper Fury has done it again with another lovely Beautiful People post - even if I was a bit late in getting to it. Just under the wire! Whew! Here's here meme, for those interested parties: Paperfury.com How do you... Continue Reading →

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