Photographs are Windows on the Past and Present

As an amateur photographer, I’ve amassed a vast collection of photographs of life, travels, pets, landscapes, etc. I have a nineteen year old daughter who will be studying photography at college, but in the meantime is pursuing both photography and modeling here. It’s so lovely…

Is Our Revenue Being Based on Google Analytics Stats a Bad Thing?

I’ve been blogging with my four blogs, www.emptynestheritage.com, www.emptynestancestry.com, www.emptynestthemes.com, and www.featheringtheemptynest.com for up to nine months now and use Google Analytics and Google Adsense. Up until last week, these four main blogs were actually subdomains. I was making rapid inroads into the paid post…

Ancestry.com Offers Free Access to WWII Records

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Ancestry.com is offering free access to 58 million WWII records in their collection. These free access periods are a wonderful opportunity to check out and evaluate Ancestry.com to see…

There is Now More to Search for the Military Researcher

Military Researcher? Rejoice! More News! I have made an effort to make this site as much an informational newsletter as a site that features my own adventures in genealogical and historical research. As part of that effort, I have and will provide updates from various…

The Gift of Family History

If you have a genealogy buff on your Christmas list, you’re one lucky person – give them the gift of Family History! No sitting for hours scratching your head, trying to figure out what to get them for Christmas! The best gift anyone can give…

Ancestry.com Offers a New Beta Image Viewer

One big problem I’ve noticed with the image viewer at Ancestry.com in the past was that it was rigid. There was no flexibility of movement. Scrolling, namely zeroing in on one key point in a document that was larger than the monitor screen was difficult….

Genealogy Database

Our Blythe Genealogy Database After extensive work, my genealogy database is now updated and links can be found in the upper menu or in the left sidebar. There are thousands of surnames and the extensive lineages include Welsh Quaker immigrants to the USA, French Canadian,…