RMG Blog

Bucket Trucks & America September 30, 2020 - This morning I read an email from a fellow genealogist Thomas MacEntee.  He said “Don’t give up on 2020” and… Continue reading "Bucket Trucks & America"
Today’s Gift from Charlotte August 5, 2020 - I awoke this morning with the thought that genealogy is a gift.  The trials and perseverance of our ancestors can… Continue reading "Today’s Gift from Charlotte"
David Leong: A Prosperous Life {1920-2020} July 27, 2020 - Mr. David Leong, creator of Cashew Chicken Photo courtesy of leongsasiandiner.com. In 2018 there were fifty four Chinese restaurants in… Continue reading "David Leong: A Prosperous Life {1920-2020}"
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"