There are many ways to try to break a brick wall. Hit it head on and hurt yourself. Or become a karate expert. Or close your eyes and use your hands to feel for the soft spot. Continue reading
Ok, maybe the cavalry’s coming. But not that often.
Recently, through a chance encounter with a distant cousin, I was able to find the correct name, with supporting documentation, for a half 2nd great-grandaunt known as “Jennoriad” in census records, married to a 4th cousin 5 times removed. Continue reading
As ever, I’m amazed by the lists of goals that people set for themselves in a new year.
Maybe it’s just me, but …
Since I know a lot of us are post-60 or post-70 or 80 this is an idea for the organization of reasonable expectations for the geriatric crowd, of which I am one. Continue reading
Of course, my goals for the new year are to reduce stress AND be more productive. In other words, all I have to do is work from morning til night and be totally relaxed at the same time. Continue reading
Today is my 6th Blogiversary. I might have forgotten except for the avalanche of traffic from Facebook responding to someone’s notice there. Yes, it’s possible to be out here for six years and still be an obscure entity.
Someone came to JLog awhile back wondering if there are any ‘rules of genealogy’. They didn’t spell genealogy right but I’m sure that’s what they meant.