Month: August 2016

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Everyday Life 

This is one of my most prized possessions. It’s an old photograph that belonged to my great-grandmother. She’s the one standing second to the right. I “informally” inherited it, as I had all of her photo albums filled with photos that were often “indefinitely borrowed” from other people’s albums. I laughed when I found some of my old photographs I thought I had lost … Read More Everyday Life 

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The Ancestors Are Smiling

Soooooo…. When I’m not doing genealogy, I’m a Speech Pathologist. A few months back I had a conversation with a patient and her family about genealogy and started helping them with their family tree. I traced them back to a former slave named Charlotte who bought a bunch of land after Emancipation and the civil war. The family still lives on this land today. … Read More The Ancestors Are Smiling

The Griot's Song

Remembering Our Ancestors One Story At A Time

The Creola Genealogist

Cape Verdean Genealogy and History

My Turn to Talk

A Place for Me to Have My Say

That Oil Mom

a mom's guide to being essentially happy.

Thin spiral notebook

My journal of big words and pretty pictures

Icelandica

fast horses, wild women, Iceland adventures

the Art of Practice

Writing & Parenting: a woman's reflections on the chronic chaos

Tracing Amy: My Ancestral Journey

PRUITT and EDWARDS Families of Clarke County, MS

Exploring the Past

Reading, Thinking, and Blogging about History

Diaspora Hypertext

black femme history and futures

Civil War Emancipation

remembering freedom for the slaves ...

RootStories and More

"Ancestors never die until there is no one to call their names." ~ An African Proverb

You Got Roots?!

Educate. Engage. Advocate.

Archaeology and Material Culture

The material world, broadly defined

HistoricaLese

Striking Classroom Conversations

The Neighborhood

telling the story from every vantage point

Genealogy Adventures

you never know where your genealogy will take you

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