Photos I

Months ago I purchased my first ever Groupon. For just $40 I was entitled to $100 worth of digitized pictures. Though I didn’t have any old family pictures at the time , I knew this was a great deal worth buying into.  Plus, I figured that once I had spent the money I would actuallyContinue reading “Photos I”

Vallee Graves in Panama

Report #1 on my 2011 genealogy research trip to Panama Last month, in just a matter of days, I went from having no idea when my next trip to Panama would take place to having a ticket booked for a ten day trip in June. The main purpose of this trip was to do genealogical research.Continue reading “Vallee Graves in Panama”

A Mamá By Any Other Name

In previous posts (like here and here) I discussed the tricky tradition of using nicknames in my mother’s family. Well, here’s more on that thorn in the side of this genealogist. ************************************************************************* When my mom and her siblings would talk to or about their mother they would often refer to her as Tere (short for herContinue reading “A Mamá By Any Other Name”