Fandoms and Geekery: It’s Okay to Not Like What Other People Like

Fandoms and Geekery: It’s Okay to Not Like What Other People Like

Reading Time: 3 minutes Harry Potter is just one of countless fandoms and geeky interests that it’s okay to like or not like. Photo: Public Domain Do you love Pokémon but don’t understand why everyone’s so into Marvel? Adore Harry Potter but video games drive you mad? Love knitting but can’t wrap your head around… Read More

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Discover Your Roots, Part #4: Using Local and More Obscure Records to Focus Your Search

Discover Your Roots, Part #4: Using Local and More Obscure Records to Focus Your Search

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image found on Ancestry.com. In family history research, federal census records are often the media darling of genealogy research documents. The federal census happens every 10 years like clockwork. It’s even written into the U.S. Constitution that they need to be taken. They give valuable information about where your ancestors lived,… Read More

‘I Give You My Heart’: A Book for Valentine’s Day

‘I Give You My Heart’: A Book for Valentine’s Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image: Clavis Books This Valentine’s Day, give something that will last longer than flowers or chocolate. Consider giving a book, one which the recipient can look through over and over, through the years, and remember your love for them. Books last, and the best ones evoke emotion and carry their readers… Read More