Traditions

What is family? What is heritage? What is culture? These are some of the things we may seek and are sometimes lucky enough to find when...

On This Day

My great-grandfather, James Addison Austin was born today, May 7th, in 1896 in Rockport, Ohio County, Kentucky. He was the son of Addison...

Today in History

On May 2, 1670, Charles II of England provided the Hudson Bay Company with a charter permitting them to conduct fur trading with...

My Family Tree

This is one of my very few photos of my paternal great-grandparents, Nicola aka Nicholas (one of my namesakes) and Maria Savina (DiPaolo)...

DNA Testing

We are going to follow along the process of DNA testing with an AncestryDNA test. I am not affiliated with Ancestry or AncestryDNA in any...

Today in History

On this day in 1933, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first radio address to the nation, which were later termed fireside...

Crazy Fun History

Today's blog post has been inspired by a neat booklet found with my maternal grandmother's photographs. The booklet is about the ski...

Time Capsule

I guess my post from yesterday has me feeling nostalgic. Today, I suggest creating a time capsule. Create a glimpse into life today with...