Guess what Grandma.....
Day Two of Course 9 started off with two guest speakers, Mona Lambrecht and Gena Philibert-Ortega. I am not sure how UGA finds so many fantastic teachers. Both were so unique in their presentations, however packed with tools, ideas and wonderful information. I am still thinking about the ad shown for Cod Liver Oil “as …read more
I was famished for knowledge as I entered Day One of SLIG, and a little anxious as I walked into Course 9 – Writing and Publishing Family Histories with Dina Carson. We eased into the day discussing tools for the job and moved into developing ideas. These were all things that I understood and could …read more
Guess what Grandma….. I’m in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’m here to do what I love, surrounded by people, MY PEOPLE, that think the way I do. I can talk about my ancestors to everyone and their eyes DO NOT GLAZE OVER. I know most people think I am crazy, using my time from work …read more
Maybe we should start with what is already well known. On August 12, 1913, twenty-year-old Claude “Red” Wynn eloped with seventeen-year-old Pearl Olive Swango in Jay, Oklahoma. Grandpa Swango was none too happy about that, maybe because of Pearl’s age or maybe because of the difference in their social status. Due to the battle over …read more
I have never considered myself a writer, but today I decided I would give it a shot. I have spent all these years searching and researching, and what is the benefit of all this work if I do not share? When I first really got interested in genealogy as soon as I would find …read more