Although my first contact with Working Out Loud (WOL) was a couple of years back, there is one situation from my coaching with John Stepper which sticks to my mind. It is kind of imprinted in my brain. I had just discovered my new interest in corporate history and I had a very simple task: … Continue reading How Working Out Loud made me hit the “send” button
The bags are not packed yet, but it is only for a weekend, that's done in a minute. Tomorrow, I'll be heading to Sweden - to Halmstad to be exact. I will attend the Släktforskardagarna 2017. Which is the Swedish Genealogy fair. Taking the plane to Gothenburg and from there the train to Halmstad. I … Continue reading On my way to Sweden! Släktforskardagarna 2017
Okay, my fellow RootsTechers and Rootstechettes, you asked for it 🙂 For three days back in February I listened to the complaints that there is not enough German data in the reference pool and was I almost "forced" to take a DNA test. Well, not forced.. I was all in for this kind of experiment. Always … Continue reading Ha! I’m Irish!
Sitting in the train home at 6.45am and seeing THIS email message!! Great, now I have to fight the urge of clicking the "see my results" button. But I will NOT do this on the train. I want to have time, peace and quiet to go through it. 🙂
For a couple of years now I am desperately searching for my mother's East Prussian ancestors. There were various diverse reasons for me not really getting into my maternal line that intensively. One reason was EAST PRUSSIA. Right in my early days of genealogy I came across this group of East Prussia researchers who really … Continue reading Mysteries of phonetics