Celebrating Black History Month

February is the shortest month of the year.  February is also usually the coldest month of the year.  In my family, February is also a big birthday month with my father, my mother, my husband, his mother and father all having birthdays within two weeks of each other.  But for me, February has always been…

WIN a 2020 RootsTech 4 Day Pass

As most of you may know, Phillip and I are RootsTech Ambassadors for the 10th Annual Roots Tech conference in February 2020. RootsTech will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary with the theme of “The Story of You.”   We are excited to be able to give away a 4-day pass (valued at $299) to…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 2

I had the honor of attending the 40th AAHGS Conference in Hyattsville, Maryland on October 10-12, 2019.  Although I have been busy, this conference and the people attending have been amazing. I have been able to reconnect with some people that I met at last year’s conference, introduce myself to people that I follow on…

My 100th Blog Post

It’s really hard to believe that this is my 100th blog post.  I remember my husband set up my blog page in September 2016, but I didn’t write my first post until January 4, 2017.  I had been researching for about five years and had my sights on publishing a book about my research someday. …