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Wild Strength – A Genealogy Story

There are a lot of safe genealogical stories out there. This fellow moved over here: he was a shoemaker. That fellow moved over there: he was a tanner. This woman was married twice: both of her husbands were unremarkable, and... Continue Reading →

Anna of Kiev, A Genealogy Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxOuG6zQo_0 One of the things I love about genealogy is the feeling of parallel you sometimes feel with your ancestors. Perhaps you find an ancestor from whom you get your love of horses. Perhaps a great-grandparent from whom you inherited... Continue Reading →

The Blue Knight – a genealogy story

There's nothing like hitting a point in genealogy studies where you are chunking right along and you trip over a historical event you actually know or actors with whom you are familiar. Sure, there are the big things like wars... Continue Reading →

A Review of Les Parisiennes

I am a rabid listener of podcasts. I love me some politics, some history, and even a few fictional tales told as radio dramas. Rarely, however, do I listen to a podcast with such rapt attention as I did an... Continue Reading →

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