The Fumble

The Fumble

So, I dropped the ball. Because for one year, I was writing a post every Friday about my newest find of the week. And this week? I didn't. I know what I wanted to write about--I found a few records indicating that one of my relatives spent the last years of his life in an [...]

New Year, New Site

New Year, New Site

A photo from my trip to Buffalo over Labor Day weekend--the leaves outside this café/bookshop on Elmwood caught my eye and inspired my site's logo. I'm a teacher. In training. I've referenced my teaching job in a half-dozen posts on the blog before--in posts highlighting the stories of my schoolteacher ancestors or reflecting on the post-graduation [...]