Category Archives: General


Apparently I owe everyone, including myself, an apology. I was aware I had not posted anything in a while but I had no idea it had been nearly eight months. I began this blog over a year ago. Then, life … Continue reading

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It Is All In The Spelling!

We had an intriguing incident the other day at the library. A patron was having difficulty finding a death certificate. The patron had located a record of her ancestor’s Texas death certificate listed on ’s database. When she went … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new blog spot. It is a place where I hope to post some of my older writings as well as anything new I might write now and in the future. I hope to locate and post as … Continue reading

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