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Deborah Holman
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I'm Going to RootsTech 2018!!!
I entered a contest to win a 4-day pass to RootsTech 2018 on the Family History Fanatics website. I learned about the site when I took a webinar on Power Scrapbooking with Devon Noel Lee a few weeks back. If you have any interest at all in digital scrapbook...

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Sharing My Master Toolbox
I did it!! I made a commitment to post every day  for Family History Month and actually achieved it! As my final post this month, I want to share my  Master Toolbox  with you. Click on the link to open and view. Several years ago I participated in Thomas Ma...

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Genealogy for Kids
I was planning to report on the DNA Webinar I watched today, but the organizer postponed it until November 5. Click on the link if you're interested in registering. Instead, I will share some points I learned from one of the webinars I viewed during today's...

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So I'm NOT Irish - A Follow-up
As a follow-up to yesterday's post, I'm sharing the results of my DNA test. I tested with FamilyTreeDNA way back in 2014. At that point, I was 100% Jewish. Their algorithms have become more refined since then, so now I'm only 98%!!  Notice the big blue bubb...

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Family History and Me - My Family "Bramblebush"
As Family History Month winds down (Yay! I'm 28 for 28 posts!!) I decided to share why I started doing genealogy. My family is a little bit complicated. My father divorced my mother when I was 7 and remarried three times. I have three full-sisters from his ...

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On This Day
I'm pretty proud that I have, so far, stuck to my commitment to post every day of October -  Family History Month. But, I must admit, I'm running short on ideas! Today, I'm posting a few significant events that happened on this date throughout the years. I ...

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Thoughtful Thursday - Is Insanity Hereditary?
The old joke goes, "Is insanity hereditary? Yes- you get it from your kids!" But, truly, mental illness is no joke. So, I tread very carefully when dealing with this difficult issue in my research. What purpose does it serve to expose ancestors' mental heal...

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - My Mother's Purse
My mother, Doris Lichtenthal , passed away on December 2, 2011. Her purse has been sitting, untouched on the floor of my closet since then. I just can't make myself get rid of it. As her executrix, I did go through it after her passing, but it seemed like s...

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Tuesday's Tip - BACK IT UP!!!
I had a little scare on Monday. Upon booting up my 5 year-old laptop I had no internet. Okay. That's happened before - no biggie. But wait - no sound either? The message said the "audio service" was not working. Strange. Also, the button to toggle the wirel...

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Memento Monday - My Great-Grandfather's Juice Goblet
I really don't know much about this object. There are actually two of these goblets. Unfortunately, the glass insert for the other one broke. (So why am I keeping it??) Although the goblet appears to be made of silver, it is actually silver-plated, maybe ov...
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