Follow Friday —, Family Stories and Motivation

This is two weeks worth of Follow Friday, since I missed last weeks.  Lots of good reading in here!

A couple of posts about

The mapping stories always make me think we need to try to represent our families without trees to break through walls.

Family Stories:


And a few more posts to get you thinking:


9 comments on “Follow Friday —, Family Stories and Motivation”
  1. Sheryl says:

    i really enjoy reading this blog, and I’m honored that you think that the post about the Victor Victrola machine on A Hundred Years Ago was worthy of inclusion on this list.

  2. I’m glad you enjoy the blog! And yours is just charming.

  3. Thank you for including me. I am honored! Unfortunately I can’t comment on your blog except this way. I haven’t commented using facebook before, but I wanted you to know I appreciate your encouragement! (

    1. You have a great blog. And we all encourage each other. 🙂

  4. Jana Last says:

    Thanks so much for including my blog post Anne! I really appreciate it!

    1. Happy to do it — I loved the post.

  5. Honored to be included twice, thank you! I love your list — it always points me to things I want to read.

  6. Jacqi says:

    Anne, good point on your mapping stories (re: That breaking-through-brick-walls experience hit me like, well, a ton of bricks once when I obtained a 120-year-old plat map from Perry County, Ohio–and realized that the names handwritten in on each property were surnames that married into our family lines. Proximity sometimes results in more than one kind of relationship…

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