Posts Tagged With: history

The Family Story and Remembering a Soldier

Please bear with me as I get a train of thought out. I have been talking with a colleague who identifies himself (as I do) as a historian and genealogist. We were talking about the NARA records article I shared yesterday and a comment I saw about genealogists not being included in this NARA survey. […]

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Follow Friday – Writing Sites February 28, 2013

I encourage everyone to write their family stories. You do not have to publish a book, but write the stories to pass to the next generation. This information is so important. To help you with this task, here are a few writing blogs I enjoy reading. Many have writing prompts to get the creative juices […]

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Military Monday – Pritzker Military Library Gala 2013

Saturday evening I volunteered at the Pritzker Military Library‘s 2013 Liberty Gala. The event was held at the Chicago Hilton. It honored veterans past and present, showcased the library’s amazing collection and resources, and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the library. That evening, Vietnam veteran and author Tim O’Brien was awarded the 2013 Pritzker Military […]

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NIGS Offers New Course: Business Skills: Creating a Genealogy Business

New Course!: Business Skills: Creating a Genealogy Business The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has a new course entitled Business Skills: Creating a Genealogy Business. Written by genealogist and author Jennifer Holik , this course is for anyone who is thinking of taking their genealogy research to the next level. Creating a genealogical business requires […]

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Military Monday – 2nd Edition To Soar With The Tigers Available

It is finished! The second edition release of To Soar with the Tigers, The Life and Diary of Robert Brouk has been released. To Soar with the Tigers is the story of Flying Tiger Robert Brouk, a Flight Leader in the 3rd Squadron of the American Volunteer Group during World War II. In the months […]

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Follow Friday – Writing Resources

Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. ~Jeanette Winterson Do you feel like that? Here are a few writing books I love and have collected. The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character […]

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