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The Stories We Want Told

Genealogy is about pinpointing our ancestor’s lines of decent, their place and time. Family History is about telling those ancestor’s stories, and our own. While I realize many family members do not share my passion for Genealogy, I know you do have a passion for...

A Second Bradley Connection

Last week's post regarding our Bradley-Covington crossover point came down to one specific element - A Cousin Connection.  In case you missed it you can read that entry here: "The Link That Locks The Lines" I'm in New York, the folks in this tree are almost entirely...

The Link That Locks The Lines

It is beyond cliché that we southerners are all related. My English teacher was a cousin. A couple of my best friends and a boyfriend were cousins. Heck, if you dig in the roots deep enough I think even my stepdaddy and I are cousins. That’s just what you get when you...

We’re Just Not There Yet…

We’re Just Not There Yet…

I thought I'd take a moment to update you on why Lore has been on hiatus for awhile. I feel the site has turned out beautifully overall. Hopefully you find it pleasant to look at, easy to navigate and most of all, useful. Unfortunately, the...

I Am A Bah Humbugian

Over the last many years I have become increasingly scroogie this time of year. It has all become so commercial. People buy gifts off a check list rather than be thoughtful or insightful. It’s a chore to decorate, a duty to shop, a pain to wrap. It’s expensive. You...

I’m Struggling

I’m struggling. I have so many story ideas for this site yet I cannot get them to paper. As I work to bring the Cassity/Shivers database up to the Genealogical Proof Standard I continue to review the evidence. This always leads me to ask new questions. And I am...

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