Tag Archives: Jewish genealogy

When Genealogical Search Leads You Back to…Your Blog

When Genealogical Search Leads You Back to…Your Blog

This is Day 2 of the Family History Writing Challenge, 2018. As I noted in my last post, I have been out of the genealogy blogging game for a while. As a result, I’m not as tuned in to family history resources as I might be. Then again, I didn’t rely on traditional sites likeContinue Reading

It’s the Quinquennial Family History Writing Challenge!

It’s the Quinquennial Family History Writing Challenge!

Like many writers, I thrive on deadlines. That’s not to say I don’t rail against them and say many bad words when they close in, but without a strict time frame I tend to dither my time away. When I am paid to write, the incentive for meeting my deadlines is clear. When I amContinue Reading

Why a Historically Oriented Genealogist Took a DNA Test

Why a Historically Oriented Genealogist Took a DNA Test

Those who pursue genealogy do so for a variety of reasons. To find a particular relative. To determine whether they’re descended from royalty. To occupy time that might otherwise be devoted to earning a living.   Me, I was interested in learning about my mother’s family, the sixteen men and women in the picture topping thisContinue Reading