Column: Recipes from Wartime

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: Recipes from Wartime Snippet: Food. We all need it; some of us crave it. Every culture has their favourite dishes, and our ancestors brought theirs…

Column: The National Library of Scotland

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: The National Library of Scotland Snippet: The National Library of Scotland is “the world’s leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots”. They…

Column: Browsing Records is Easier Today than Yesterday

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: Browsing Records is Easier Today than Yesterday Snippet: There are often only two speeds to genealogy: fast and tediously slow. Fast happens when I look…

Column: Why You are Not Breaking Down Those Brick Walls

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: Why You are Not Breaking Down Those Brick Walls Snippet: I didn’t stumble upon the first brick wall in my family tree until I was…

Column: How to Manage Frustration When Researching Your Family Tree

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: How to Manage Frustration When Researching Your Family Tree Snippet: Frustration. It can stall us, cause us to walk away, and compel us to say…