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Writing Challenge Wrapup: Black Sheep & Single Genealogists

Writing Challenge Wrapup: Black Sheep & Single Genealogists

As the 2018 Family History Writing Challenge comes to a close, I observe that I solved a few mysteries; came up with several more; and reaffirmed the importance of genealogists who pass along stories rather than genes.  A Divorcee and a Bastard (That’s A Technical Term) It seems that my great uncle and aunt, AdolfContinue Reading

7 Takeaways from the Family History Writing Challenge

7 Takeaways from the Family History Writing Challenge

If Lynn Palermo,  The Armchair Genealogist and host of the Family History Writing Challenge, had been able to channel my thoughts over the last 27 days, she would have heard me say some bad words. She would  also have heard some philosophical mutterings, along the lines of “What does not kill you makes you strong.”Continue Reading