52 weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 26 -Songs: Beatlemania, Songs and the memories they evoke

The topic for Week 26 in Amy Coffin’s and Geneablogger’s 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History series is Songs. What was the #1 song during the week of your birth? Enter your birth date at This Day in Music (http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/birthdayno1) and find out. If you were born before 1946, you can enter the year … More 52 weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 26 -Songs: Beatlemania, Songs and the memories they evoke

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 24: Clothes..maketh the woman?

The topic for Week 24 in Amy Coffin’s and Geneablogger’s 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History series is Clothes. What types of clothes did you wear as a child? What was “in fashion” and did your style compare? When I was a child my mother sewed all my clothes and she was a very … More 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 24: Clothes..maketh the woman?

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 23: Books ( a lifelong addiction!)

The topic for Week 23 in Amy Coffin’s and Geneablogger’s 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History series is Books. What was your favorite book, or who was your favorite author from your childhood? What do you like to read now? Books or other formats? This is the topic I’ve been waiting for all year…books … More 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 23: Books ( a lifelong addiction!)

52 weeks of personal genealogy and history: Week 18 Weather

The topic for Week 18 in Amy Coffin’s and Geneablogger’s 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History series is”Weather”: Do you have any memorable weather memories from your childhood? How did your family cope and pass the time with adverse weather? When faced with bad weather in the present day, what do you do when … More 52 weeks of personal genealogy and history: Week 18 Weather

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 17: Pets

The topic for Week 17 in Amy Coffin’s and Geneablogger’s 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History series is “Pets”. Did you have any pets as a child? If so, what types and what were their names. Do you have pets now? Describe them as well. Cats have been a constant presence in my life. … More 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 17: Pets

52 weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 16: Restaurants

Pick the newly-married couple: how young they look! Dinner at the Tower Mill. Himself enjoying his Mediterranean seafood platter in Aix while my tagine awaits! This week’s topic in the series devised by Amy Coffin and Geneabloggers is: Restaurants. What was your favorite local restaurant as a child? Where was it located, and what was your … More 52 weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 16: Restaurants

52 weeks of Personal Genealogy and History – Week 15: Sports

Amy Coffin and Geneablogger’s topic for Week 15 in the 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History is Sports. Did you have a favorite sports team as a child? If so, which one and why. Did your parents follow the same teams? Do you still support the same teams. Having been procrastinating on the topic … More 52 weeks of Personal Genealogy and History – Week 15: Sports

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy -Week 12: Movies

This week’s topic in 52 weeks of personal history and genealogy is: Movies. Did (or do you still) see many movies? Describe your favorites. Where did you see these films? Is the theater still there, or is there something else in its place? I’d been looking forward to the Movies question but as it happens … More 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy -Week 12: Movies