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Genealogy Road Trip 2021 - Vol 13

“You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going ‘cause you might not get there.” -Yogi Berra “It’s not too far, it just...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 12

“Oh, the places you’ll go!” – Dr. Seuss MISSISSIPPI October 15th – Clarksdale MS Neal -As Janice and I drove south from Shiloh on our way...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 11

Nashville Neal: Coming to Nashville for a week with Janice had some emotional baggage. I got married there in 1978 and again in 2006. ...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 10

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” –John Steinbeck. North Carolina From Antietam we drove down the beautiful Blue Ridge...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 9

Harper’s Ferry On the way to Antietam, we stopped at Harper’s Ferry where abolitionist John Brown led a small group on a raid against a...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 8

On the way to Gettysburg via Newark - September 25th Neal: As you know, I’ve been tracing my dad’s ancestors from Iowa to Ohio. While...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 7

“I’d rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 6

“We may never pass this way again.” After a month of travel and four thousand miles across the heartland I’m asking myself “Why are we...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 5

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome,...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 4

“It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes; it’s dark and we’re wearing sunglasses. Hit it!” The...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 3

August 27th -The latest installment of Neal and Janice’s Great American Road Trip Neal’s note : August 21, Strawberry Farm - Muscatine...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 Vol 2

Great American Road Trip Vol 2 August 19 - Greetings to everyone from Rochester Minnesota. We’ve been constantly in motion since our...

Genealogy Road Trip 2021 vol 1

The following is the first of many copies of a report that Janice and I wrote to communicate with a few friends on our 2 and 1/2 month...

Working with Clients

2019 is finally the year I've begun research as a professional genealogist.  It's a big step.  Calling my self a 'professional' and...

I'm honored and humbled

My Genealogy Family History Writing teacher, Sharon DeBartolo Carmack encouraged me to submit a "How-To" essay about researching Colorado...

Building My Genie Skills

I'm taking classes online at Salt Lake Community College in the hopes that I'll someday be able to assist clients with their family...