So I missed three weeks, and am writing for a fourth. Prosperity Our most prosperous ancestor to date would be found on the Aleck side of our family. The Alecks, Gages, and DeJeans did well in the face of adversity. They didn’t become any Rockefeller’s, wouldn’t that be nice? But they became affluential in their … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Will I Ever Catch Up?
One of these days, I will be back on track. Here are three weeks of 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. So Far Away I have written before about my mother’s side of the family. They come from Thailand. They are my ancestors who are so far away in so many ways. The most obvious is the distance, … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – still behind
Ok, so I am off to a bad start by missing two weeks. The second week was Favorite Photo. That was a tough one. I don’t have one favorite photo, and I am not a fan of posting family photos. But I love finding pictures of relatives, especially ancestors. So, I would have to say … Continue reading Catching Up with 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks
This year, I’m going to try to participate in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. That’s pretty aggressive this year considering I have essentially been doing that for two years, give or take a week here and there. So, here goes… This week is Fresh Start. Last week, I wrote about how I am regrouping and … Continue reading Fresh Starts – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks
Father’s day always brings one of many opportunities to call Dad and catch up. This year I needed a little more than catching up. I needed reaffirmation that I grew up to be just as Dad had intended (like all children of great fathers, I will always need my Daddy no matter how old I … Continue reading Gypsies and Community Pillars