Author Archives: Libbi

About Libbi

Writer for 30 years. Genealogy a hobby for about 40 years. Yes, I'm in my 50's, I learned about genealogy at my mother's knee!

Bastille Day!

According to Wikipedia, Over 50 U.S. cities conduct annual celebrations  Baltimore has a large Bastille Day celebration each year at Petit Louis in the Roland Park area of Baltimore City. Baltimore has a large Bastille Day celebration each year at Petit Louis in … Continue reading

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Summer in my personal history

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Week #28  Summers in Alabama in the 50s6s and 70s were hot, muggy and filled with sounds of cicadas, locusts and crickets. I remember lots of camping trips to Davy Crockett  State … Continue reading

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Google+ Impressions

So I’ve been trying Google+ ever since my son Matthew sent me the invitation July 8 and I’m ready to give a few thoughts about it on my blog. 1. The “circles” feature is much like “groups” in Facebook, but easier to … Continue reading

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Press Release from FamilySearch July 11

1930 US Census Project Concludes Volunteers Consider Options for Next Projects The 1930 U.S. Census indexing project will be completed this month. This enhanced index will be a great benefit to online patrons. We will now start many new U.S. … Continue reading

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Genealogy Serendipity!

On my way to volunteer at the Panhandle Butterfly House this morning, I stopped for coffee at a little cafe that I have been meaning to try out for some time, Higher Ground Coffee and Tea Co.  It’s on US … Continue reading

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My faovrite Derby Week Recipes!

It’s Derby Week and I’m having a Derby Party. The Kentucky Derby is always run the First Saturday of May, and the parties start about a week before that…..Here are my two favorite recipes for this tradition. HOT BROWN SANDWICH … Continue reading

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From Argentina to the BVI, Family Search’s Index grows!

Latest Additions Reach New Milestone in Free Online Historic Record Collections     The latest additions to FamilySearch’s online collection of free historic record collections pushes it to 600! That’s right, 600 free, original source record collections online from all over the … Continue reading

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Latest DNA + Genealogy Round Up

  DNA program during Genealogy meeting Brazil Times – ‎Apr 22, 2011‎   TERRE HAUTE — At the regular meeting of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Monday, May 9, Alan Teller will present, “DNA Testing for Genetic Genealogy or DNA Testing … Continue reading

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Pets and puns

This blog is in response to Week 17. 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. If you did not have … Continue reading

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Press Release–National Archives to Host Conference on Media Access to Government Information April 12

Press Release March 7, 2011 National Archives to Host Conference on Media Access to Government Information April 12 Washington, DC…The National Archives and Records Administration and Duke University’s DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy will host the Media Access … Continue reading

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