Calling Mom

When is it finally time to take your Mom out of your phone contacts after she has died? Mom died at the end of 2017. This isn’t the first Mother’s Day I’ve spent without her. But it is only the second. I thought it would get easier, but I’m finding …

Mom’s home cooking

I’ll bet you thought from the title of this that this would be a post full of all the yummy things my Mom created in the kitchen during my childhood. Hardly. My mother wasn’t a very good cook. In her defense, her mother, my grandmother Jenny,  wasn’t much better, so …

NERGC 2019 Officially begins

NERGC 2019 officially starts today and as I sit sipping my coffee in the lobby waiting for the first session to begin, there is a real buzz going on all around me. There are many first-timers here who have that gleam in their eye of a genealogy kid in a …