Category Archives: Genealogy

Uh-Oh June 23 – Error to be Corrected

Well the day started off well enough. In fact, the day was lovely, one would have said perfect, until we got to Vilnius, but I am getting ahead of myself. On second thought, I need to start at the end … Continue reading

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June 22 – Kaunas and Environs

You would think (or at least I would) that sitting in a car all day would be restful, especially if you weren’t the one driving. Well, it isn’t really restful, especially if you keep asking the drive to slow down … Continue reading

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Monday, June 17 – a walking day

I love walking in cities – there is no telling what you might (or might not) find lurking just around a corner. Every day and every step is an adventure.  Today, Marek and I wandered around – not aimlessly, we … Continue reading

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Tomorrow has arrived

Yes, today was once tomorrow – if that sounds confusing, you probably don’t want to be inside my head (actually you probably never want to be inside my head). After a 10+ hour trip from Salt Lake City to Amsterdam, … Continue reading

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May 31 Archives and More

I can’t believe it – between yesterday and today, Marek and I each stood for over 11 hours making copies of documents in archives and parish repositories.  My aching feet. Oh, yeah – my back is beyond aching.  At the … Continue reading

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May 29 & 30 Polish Towns and Archives

Our objective during the last few days of travel was to get to the archives in Sanok and Rzeszow, to go back to a parish office and look at records there, and to drive to several places to hunt down … Continue reading

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Mixed up and out of order – what day is it?

I admit that this isn’t the most efficient way to keep track of things and at this point, several weeks into a trip, it adds confusion more than clarity. I do know where I am.  Right now, I’m writing from … Continue reading

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