Aunts, Uncles and Cousins

This is a combined post for Family Tree Frog’s National Family History Month blog challenge and Geneamusing’s Saturday Night Fun on Favourite Aunts. When I see my grandchildren’s close relationships with their cousins, and hear of the tight links others have with cousins, I’m a tad jealous of those bonds. With families geographically dispersed, and … More Aunts, Uncles and Cousins

B is for BDMs, Blogs and Beyond the Internet

B is BDMs/BMDs Births, Deaths and Marriages or BDMs are also known in other countries as BMDs which actually makes more sense, after all if we marry it’s unlikely to come after we die, rather beforehand. I mentioned in the last post that the best genealogy explores backwards from ourselves, working through the generations. This … More B is for BDMs, Blogs and Beyond the Internet

A blogging “drought”

I’ve been AWOL lately leaving my blog crying for attention. Unfortunately my mind is completely focused on getting our Darwin house sold and thinking about our proposed move interstate. The same level of obsessiveness I bring to family history has been brought to bear on housing matters. Having to have everything squeaky clean and spic … More A blogging “drought”