Editor Opinion

Sat, Feb 18, 2017

No Room For Genealogy

I want you to look at the image that accompanies this article closely. Look at all the fonts, the images, how all the letters are packed […]
Sat, Oct 12, 2013

Genealogy Business Truths

I wrote about starting a genealogy business in March 2013 that was full of some hard core advice. Business is never for the weak-willed. You need […]
Mon, Oct 7, 2013

LGBT History Month

Seriously?! This is a disgrace to the genealogical community to even recognize. Heritage is a direct connection to the culture(s) which we have descended from by […]
Sat, Oct 5, 2013

Professionals and Amateurs

Maybe I’ve had my head stuck in the sand for awhile about this topic, but apparently there is a still a bit of a raging storm […]
Thu, Mar 7, 2013

You Want To Start A Genealogy Business?

So you want to start a genealogy research business, do you? Are you sure? Really? Because if you’ve read the How-To guides and all the positive […]
Thu, Jan 17, 2013

These Are The Days I Love

These are the days that I love. Sounds a bit ironic, living in Ohio during the winter, doesn’t it? Oh, yeah! It’s winter in Ohio. Generally, […]
Wed, Dec 5, 2012

Dealing with Difficult Questions

Decades ago, a fire trapped and killed 32 people on the second floor of a building. They were victims of arson. Almost none of them were […]
Mon, Nov 12, 2012

A Repeat of American History

In recent months I noticed a growing tend among the citizens of the United States in regards to political views. I’ve been sitting on the side […]
Thu, Oct 18, 2012

Is Genealogy Really Free?

I’ve dealt with people in the past, even recently, that have this absurd notion that “genealogy = free”. For the life of me, I can’t seem […]
Thu, Oct 11, 2012

Local Zombie Walk Origins – Massillon Ohio

This coming weekend of Oct 13, 2012 is the annual Zombie Walk in downtown Massillon, Ohio. Starting in 2008, Massillon is now having it’s Fifth Annual […]
Sat, Sep 29, 2012

Homeschooling and Genealogy

This is for Stephanie Pitcher Fishman of www.CornAndCotton.com with whom I share many common interests and is my fellow Ohioan. Her Question: How can family history […]
Fri, Sep 28, 2012

What is Ancestry.com Good For? – Part 3

Alright, I’ve stated my gripes about things that I cannot stand about Ancestry. However, I feel that to be fair I should share this with you: […]
Tue, Sep 25, 2012

Discovering Old Pictures Again

In every family there are things of great value, but cannot be bought with money. For example, your heritage, your lineage, your name, and your old […]
Tue, Sep 25, 2012

What is Ancestry.com Good For? – Part 2

A couple days ago I wrote the first part in this series to address the things that Ancestry.com is actually good for. I touched lightly on […]
Mon, Sep 24, 2012

Victorian Mourning

I recently had the pleasure of coming across a fine lady who has taken quite a unique and interesting way of enjoying her interests of the […]
Sun, Sep 23, 2012

What is Ancestry.com Good For? – Part 1

Over the last several years I’ve used Ancestry.com to look up many of my relatives. In fact, it was the first place I went to on […]
Thu, May 5, 2011

Cemetery Preservation Awareness

With the warmer weather comes that biting genealogy bug. Always wanting to know more. Always wanting to get out there and find those missing clues. Always […]
Mon, Apr 11, 2011

Reality and Research

Recently, I’ve come to a unique perspective that many genealogists find as their spur forward into doing the research. In fact, you can call it the […]
Thu, Mar 31, 2011

When I first got started

When I first got started into going genealogy, I was sitting in my room when the thought struck me. I know that genealogy has been around […]