Column: Using Inappropriate Words in Search Engines

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: Using Inappropriate Words in Search Engines Snippet: The thought process of record keepers years ago sometimes baffles me. The simplest question can be completed incorrectly.…

Column: The Flaws in Government Records

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 Flaws in Government Records Snippet: As genealogists, we look to official government records as a source for facts. We have come to depend on…

Column: Call for Papers for Settlement of the West

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: Call for Papers for Settlement of the West Snippet: The other night at our writers’ meeting, one of the writers read a story he had…

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…