Column: How Do You Spell Katherine?

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 Do You Spell Katherine? Snippet: I’m a stickler for spelling words correctly. I cringe when I find an error in my writing, whether it…

Column: Decrypting Old Handwriting

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: Decrypting Old Handwriting Snippet: As I stared at the scribbling in a census record on the computer screen, my young son stopped and looked over…

Column: We are Living in the Digital Dark Age

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: We are Living in the Digital Dark Age Snippet: Two friends and I were talking about decluttering our houses. It’s a mammoth task for the…

Statistics Canada Workshops in Halifax and Moncton

This notice arrived in my inbox this morning. I am not affiliated or involved in the workshops. I am passing on the information for anyone who may be interested. 1. Introduction to Basic Statistics (1 day) 10H0104   Quebec City   Tuesday, April 4 in English   Wednesday, April 12 in French   Moncton  …

Column: Dealing With Emotions Generated by Genealogy Research

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: Dealing With Emotions Generated by Genealogy Research Snippet: Last week, three people contacted me regarding my McDonald family tree. Reviewing the information before sharing it…