There are times when all I want is a getaway with my guy or have a weekend away with the girls… then there are moments where I am badly in need of a little “me” time. When I find myself in such a place, I like to look for somewhere new to explore, refresh, unplug Read More
What’s in a Name: Full Names, Nicknames & Initials
Searching for our ancestors can be just as frustrating as it is rewarding, especially when you hit a dead end. There are times you will be fortunate enough to have the name of your ancestor and still have no luck finding their documents. How can this be? Below is a list of things to consider Read More
The Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination
I would like to thank Holiday Inn for partnering with me to make this post possible. As always, all opinions are my own! – Kris Williams Have you ever learned of a location that left you with an extreme desire to go? For me, that was the Antietam National Battlefield. Not only did I have Read More
Genealogy: What’s the Point?
Usually when I mention my genealogy addiction what I get in return from others is sincere interest. They wish they knew how to get started, they ask me for advice on how to get started or the genealogy bug has also bitten them and we trade stories. Every now and then though, I’ll meet someone Read More