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Tag: Family History

Angels on the Escalator

Angels on the Escalator

In the winter of 1976, the Peachtree Plaza Hotel opened in Atlanta and I was only three and half years old. You may wonder what the Peachtree Plaza opening and my age have to do with one another. When I went to write this story down, […]

6 Tips for Family History Interviews

6 Tips for Family History Interviews

Only recently am I coming to understand and recognize my passion for family history. Growing up, it was not uncommon for unofficial family reunions of 100 Dortches to descend upon a central homestead several times a year. We love a good gathering. As the older […]

How to Capture Family History: The Questions

How to Capture Family History: The Questions

My family history is rich with unique stories about triumphs, hardships, spectacles, debacles, joys and heartbreaks. Though I’ve heard the stories time and again and can recite most of the main points, I know it’s important to capture family history stories as directly from the source as […]

Why I Started a Blog in a Blog-Saturated Internet World

There are a plethora of reports that millions of people read blogs every day and millions of people create blogs every day. So, with all of this massive amount of content, why did I think I needed to join the masses? In March of this […]