Category Archives: family stories

Now What?

copyright 2017 After a long voyage, After losing everything, After risking my life to survive, Now what? After saying yes, After exchanging vows, After pinning my hopes to a stranger, Now what? After the ship sails, After the sun begins … Continue reading

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The Magical Breakfast Question

In my post introducing family stories, I wrote the following: “It is often impossible to know for certain even what year a person was born (a hard fact), let alone what they ate for breakfast, and even less likely to … Continue reading

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Family Stories – A Meta-History

I first became interested in genealogy when I was a teenager – far younger than most genealogy enthusiasts.  My family history did not fit the usual mold for my region: while I was a European-Canadian, my ancestors had come to … Continue reading

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