Broke Through My First Brick Wall

I broke through my first brick wall recently! A metaphorical, genealogical brick wall, that is. I can’t even describe the surprise, relief, and elation I felt ALL AT ONCE. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime feeling. My family tree has pretty long branches—some going back to the 1600s even. Except for one lonely, stubby branch. This branch has […]

A New Acronym

  I am now an ABR, thanks to this little peanut:                   ABR stands for “Auntie by Relation,” according to the author of this book:                   Time to crack open this book and work on my savviness. Do any […]