My New Year’s Resolutions Need Your Help!!

Here it is, nearly the middle of January and I’m just now sharing my New Year’s Resolutions. Considering we were hit with one of those weeks. . . complete with a nasty case of food poisoning AND car trouble, I am just grateful to be writing at all. 2016 will be a year of change,…Read more »

Researching Urban-Dwelling Ancestors: Trick or Treat?

Happy (almost) Halloween, Everyone! Costume making, party planning, pumpkin carving – it has been a busy few weeks around here! I love sharing these traditions with my family and can’t help but think of how Halloween traditions have simultaneously evolved and endured over generations. How priceless is this Halloween photo from one of our family…Read more »

I Just Qualified for the Boston Marathon and I’d Like to Thank my Great-Great-Grandfather

If you came to this post as a runner, and not as a genealogist, you can find out more about my Boston Qualifying journey here. This past weekend was a pretty eventful one for our family. On Saturday, I ran the St. George Marathon in Southern Utah and qualified for the 2017 Boston Marathon. Qualifying…Read more »