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The story behind the story “Genealogy – a Detective Story”

This is a story about a wild idea that led to a whole summer of genealogical discovery, meeting new people, and publishing my first magazine article. The idea behind "Genealogy - a Detective Story" Have you ever wondered what you could do with a brand new tree and a few clues to get you started?… Continue reading The story behind the story “Genealogy – a Detective Story”

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A trip to the archives #3 – the SK edition

This is #3 in my Archives series. If you'd like to start at the beginning, see British Columbia here and Alberta here. It look me a long time to actually visit an archive. I'm not sure why, but I found all kinds of excuses not to go: can't find parking, don't have time, I can find what I… Continue reading A trip to the archives #3 – the SK edition