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Finding Family in Paisley Abby, Scotland

Confession time, I have a deep and abiding love of old churches. The moment I gaze up at ancient soaring spires, something wakes up deep inside my heart and mind. That thing, that spark of old wonder, burns like a... 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 →

King Killer – A Genealogy Story

My 17-generations-back great-grandfather killed Richard III, and I have a lot of feelings about it.

Diverging Legacy – A Genealogy Story

The only genealogy thing more fun that researching an entire family tree is researching two trees. This is because, sooner or later, those trees are going to come together. My pixie-in-law and I┬ánaturally had loads of fun doing our respective... Continue Reading →

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