52 Ancestors – Week #11 – "Lucky" (My Story)

This week’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks topic is “Lucky”  – in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. I was planning on writing about how lucky I have been “employment-wise.” But then I discovered March 14 was National “Write Your Story” Day. I remembered writing a lengthy autobiography as part of the Genealogy Do-Over I started in 2015. […]

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: #4 – "Closest to Your Birthday" – ME!!!

The theme this week is to write about an ancestor closest to your birthday. I am simultaneously participating in the Genealogy Do-Over. Week #2 of the Do-Over had us “interview” ourselves  and then write a biography. I decided to combine the two tasks and write about MYSELF. WARNING: THIS IS A LONG POST. I won’t […]

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52 Ancestors – #10 – Miniatures, My Mom and Me – Doris Lichtenthal Falcone

This is post is a departure from my usual family history posts. March 5, 2014 would have been my mother’s 82nd birthday. Mom’s legacy lives on in many ways in our family; her cooking, her humor (well….WE think it’s funny), her incessant picture-taking (very much appreciated by this genealogist daughter!) But there was one special […]

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