Tag Archive: Genealogy

Nov 03

Genealogy Road Trip

Wow, the day has finally arrived. I am headed out on a short road trip. Stop one, D2’s house. I have some grandchildren to see. I have been wondering how the new school year is going for them; this is my opportunity to hear what they have to say. I am also looking forward to …

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Jan 31

Oakland County Genealogical Society Meeting Tuesday!

The Tuesday OCGS meeting is right around the corner! I was in awe of the talent and knowledge of the membership of the Society when I first joined over ten years ago, and that continues today. Among our membership are numerous volunteers at the Family History Center, several members of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, librarians, …

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Sep 12

The Library and Archives of Michigan, What Now?

This is an article which contains my opinion, and my opinion only. Governor Granholm has amended her original Executive Order (EO 2009-36) with an additional Executive Order, 2009-43. Both the orders can be read here. I have read several articles regarding this amendment, but most of the recent press coverage has focused on Last Thursday’s …

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Apr 08

Library Day

I am headed for the Library of Michigan today.  The Archives has recently acquired the naturalization records for Wexford County, so I’ll spend some time this afternoon trying to find my guys.  Wish me luck!

Nov 14

Only In (Genealogy) Oz

New filing system

You all know about Oz, a fictional place where weird, or at least out of place, things happen.  OK, I was in a personal version of Oz Wednesday.  Six (6!) people who devote substantial time and energy to genealogy were in a car, headed for the Library of Michigan. One of these people actually earns …

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Mar 28

Finish Something

Yesterday, while Papa worked, I actually finished something. Not easy, but in keeping with my March resolution to waste less time, I really buckled down. In the course of visits to various libraries, cemeteries, and archives, I’ve managed to assemble a ton of material which is floating around my computer in digital format. There are …

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Feb 05

****Winter Storm Warning

MyCast has thoughtfully sent me yet another winter storm warning. Oh wait, they wouldn’t send it if I didn’t subscribe. I am beginning to wonder why I did subscribe; I have a faint recollection that it seemed like a good idea at the time. Once again, we may get inches of snow, or some sleet …

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