Roma Clara Josephine and a Lesson for Today July 7, 2020 - July 6th is the 111th anniversary of the birth of Roma Clara Josephine Rasa, my maternal grandmother. She was born… … Continue reading "Roma Clara Josephine and a Lesson for Today"
Fifteen Things: Your List for Today March 23, 2020 - A Different View of Writing Your History As we try to breakup the monotony of these days at home, try… … Continue reading "Fifteen Things: Your List for Today"
A Measure of Influence March 16, 2020 - A businesswoman, an idea, and an iconic American brand The November 30, 1957, issue of the Saturday Evening Post Magazine… … Continue reading "A Measure of Influence"
In the Grip of La Grippe: Spring 1918, the First Wave March 1, 2020 - Was your family affected by the influenza pandemic that occurred a century ago? Chances are good that it was. The… … Continue reading "In the Grip of La Grippe: Spring 1918, the First Wave"
RootsTech News: Ancestry.com App Has Great New Map Feature February 26, 2020 - This map shows my ancestors in Germany. The dots represent generations of events on my maternal line that are part… … Continue reading "RootsTech News: Ancestry.com App Has Great New Map Feature"
Spanish Influenza Provides Lessons for Coronavirus February 24, 2020 - For more than twenty years I worked on national security policy with a decided emphasis on diseases and natural disasters.… … Continue reading "Spanish Influenza Provides Lessons for Coronavirus"
161 Year-Old Article Covers All Aspects of Life January 28, 2020 - I was researching yesterday on newspapers.com when I found an article in the Kansas National Democrat on Jan 27, 1859,… … Continue reading "161 Year-Old Article Covers All Aspects of Life"
A Brewery for Hastings as Prohibition Looms January 19, 2020 - Brewery Lofts (2019) During the previous decade one of the fasted growing industries in the United States has been craft… … Continue reading "A Brewery for Hastings as Prohibition Looms"
I dream of family history… January 12, 2020 - 2019 was a great year for me. It seemed fast and furious with sixteen preservation projects including cemeteries, downtown districts,… … Continue reading "I dream of family history…"