Day One

 

I am starting this WordPress blog as a way to document happenings in my daily life.  I find as I get older, I feel the need to connect to my roots (geneology has become a mini- obsession of late) and by journaling, I hope to document parts of my life history as well as current happenings.  I hope to capture my current world, as well as the world my ancestors   knew.  I have come numerous stories involing my relatives that I feel would be of interest to future generations, and hope to chronicle these stories on this blog.

  My grandmother was always interested in genealogy.  I listened to her stories and love of the DAR (Daughter’s of the American Revolution- she was a proud member), but was never really interested in my family tree.  My how time changes a person.  My grandmother passed away in 1999, long before Ancestory.com, and I often think about how she would have TOTALLY loved the site.  And since starting my research, I have on many occasions, thought of my grandmother and how I wish I had spent more time listiening to her stories on our family history.  But I am continuing her research, and for that I feel she would be proud of me.

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