Who Do You Trust?

Originally posted on Everblog:
Only fifteen or twenty years ago the discerning news consumer had a relatively easy time of things.  If you were reading the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and US News and World Report you were getting the facts necessary to understand national and world events.  If you…

Deep Roots (Part 6) – Home, Sweet Home

Homes that have been in a family for generations are precious things, in my opinion. They should be cherished and preserved for future generations whenever possible. Too often these days, most families can’t afford to keep these grand old homes; they sell and move on. And sometimes these homes are abandoned and not properly maintained […]

Deep Roots – Old Homestead & Cemetery (Part 5 in a series)

On July 2nd of this year I set out for Virginia for the funeral of my second cousin (blog post about her here).  Although it was a sad occasion, it did afford me the opportunity to visit my Virginia family and some ancestral sites again.  I get an amazing feeling of peace and belonging when I’m […]