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Here’s to the year 2020!

Two major events (well, more than that, but two that are primary in pushing me back into business) happened in my life over the past several months: 
  1. My baby sister and her husband started an alpaca ranch—no, I don’t think that decision was based on a midlife crisis—and they asked me to help create a
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Where have I been this time?

I explain—or maybe excuse—my recent absence with this explanation:

Over the past two years, four events have caused a distraction in my life: the death of my father, relocating from Orlando back to Raleigh, returning to more-than-full-time work at the state Museum of History, and disappointing a major client. Along the way, I’m afraid … continue reading

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How can I help with a personal history?

My father and I have different talents when it comes to researching and recording family history:  he does genealogy;  I do personal history and family history.  In other words, in my mind, at least, he does the bones (or the branches and limbs of the family tree, to say it as he might prefer) and … continue reading

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Technical decisions about blogging

Blogging is easy once you get started, but after you decide to start a blog and you have an idea about what you want it to do for you, you do need to make two decisions before you can start.  Don’t panic, though, or let the decisions intimidate you or scare you away!  Instead, let … continue reading

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