Day 5: Salina, Utah, to Sparks, Nevada

This post recounts our travels on July 7, the fifth day of our road trip adventure. I started posting these privately during our travels, so as not to tip off criminals about our house being empty all month. Now that we are home, I am switching the status to Public, editing, and adding photos. JulyContinue reading “Day 5: Salina, Utah, to Sparks, Nevada”

Day 4: Ogallala, Nebraska, to Salina, Utah

This post recounts our travels on July 6, the fourth day of our road trip adventure, but I’m posting these privately during our travels and am switching the status to Public after we return home from the trip, so as not to tip off the criminals about our house being empty for a month. I’mContinue reading “Day 4: Ogallala, Nebraska, to Salina, Utah”

Day 3: Cedar Rapids to Ogallala, Nebraska

This post is dated July 5, the third day of our road trip adventure, but was published privately at first, so as not to tip off the criminals about our house being empty for a month. Now that we’ve returned home from the trip, I’ve added photos and switched the status to Public. The thirdContinue reading “Day 3: Cedar Rapids to Ogallala, Nebraska”

Throwback Thursday: Army Nurse

I hope you’re not getting sick of photos of my ancestors. I’ve been thrilled to have some to incorporate into my genealogy research — though I wish I had many more — and they fit in so nicely with the Throwback Thursday theme. The woman in the center of the photograph is my great auntContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Army Nurse”

Throwback Thursday: Great-Aunt Pierina

A major genealogy find this week: I finally located the box that contains a lot of old family photographs. A few are originals. Most are copies. Some I had remembered and wished I could find; others I had little memory of. But this helps so much with my family history research! Here is one ofContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Great-Aunt Pierina”

Throwback Thursday: Committing Acts of Genealogy

I was up way too late last night committing acts of genealogy. A 4:00 am bedtime for one night wouldn’t be that big a deal — though, wouldn’t you know it, I woke up at 7:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep. Unfortunately, I also got to bed at 6:00 am the night before that,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: Committing Acts of Genealogy”