“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”
George Bernard Shaw

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...

Wordless Wednesday – Unidentified Photo #1

Featuring unidentified photos in our collections. Photograph of Unknown Shivers Kin, Shivers Family Photos; privately held R. A. Cathcart, Highland Mills, New York, 2011. This 3.5x4.5 trimmed photograph is printed on postcard ready paper. Handwriting on the reverse...

Thanksgiving at Mamaw’s House

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love to cook. But as a kid, what I loved the most was the eating! While living in Louisiana, Thanksgiving was always at Mamaw Shivers’ house (pictured). I still marvel today she put out the spread she did – potluck aside – from...

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