The percentages of me.

It is estimated that over 26 million people have taken an at home ancestry DNA test, and yes, I am one of them. For over a two years I have been sitting on my DNA results. I can honestly say there were no big surprises. We’ve all seen the commercials where the subject states theyContinue reading “The percentages of me.”

Blessed are those who mourn: for they shall be comforted – Matthew 5:4

Several years ago I was afforded the opportunity to look and scan some funeral books.  The part most intriguing is to read the names all those who came to mourn for the deceased.  As I was browsing the books, it was amazing to see how much information these, often overlooked, books have. I am sharingContinue reading “Blessed are those who mourn: for they shall be comforted – Matthew 5:4”

Featured BIRDWELL of the week – July 17, 2017

When I think about the late 1800’s, knowing today’s technology was non-existent, I cannot help but marvel at the amount of work that each person, each family member did EVERYDAY, especially those people who did not live in the cities. These men and women were merely taking care of themselves and their families, just asContinue reading “Featured BIRDWELL of the week – July 17, 2017”