Tag Archives: memories

Preserving Stories on 1000memories

In the past couple of years, there has been an shifting emphasis in genealogy/family history. Momentum has been building around capturing not only the names, dates, and places — the cold, hard facts — about our ancestors, but also capturing … Continue reading

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Where I Was: The Space Shuttle Challenger

“Hey, did you hear the space shuttle blew up?” It sounded like the first line of a very bad joke. But as we found out later, it was all too real. I was standing in line buying typing paper (yes, … Continue reading

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Waxing Nostalgic and a Seriously Cool Bag

What do we think about the past? That might seem like an odd question for genealogists, but I think it is one worth exploring. Recently, I’ve become rather fascinated with old signs. Whether neon, electric, or vacu-formed, they seem in … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories

The Internet is a wonderful thing. I subscribe to Google Alerts for several things, including genealogy. One of the posts listed today was George Morgan’s comment on Steve’s Genealogy Blog about “Visiting Mom’s Grave.” Steve’s original post was in response … Continue reading

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