[Carnival of Genealogy] 2010 Genealogical Resolutions

MyNeChimKi’s Genealogical Services’ post for 2010 Genealogical Resolutions is part of the 87th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy hosted by Jasia at Creative Gene. I’ve done a really good job of doing my genealogy in a rather haphazard manner. It seems that most of my information just happens to come from whatever rock (or […]

[Tombstone Tuesday] Joseph H. Slade – Oakland, LA

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Tombstone Tuesday! This week I’m taking a break from snooping around my Loudoun County graveyards to bring you a little bit of my own family history. This past Christmas I was lucky enough to sneak away for a few moments and spend a little bit of time tracking down this tombstone. I […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] The Candle-light Service

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Religious Services — The Candle-light Service at the First Baptist Church of El Dorado. First of all, let […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Christmas stockings

As you can see, I still can’t find the “cut and paste” button. When I was small, we didn’t have special stockings to “hang by the fire”.  We didn’t have a fireplace.  That was of some concern to me as I didn’t know how Santa was supposed to find his way in. But back to […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Grab Bag

Well, I am really new at this and I can’t remember how to copy the heading paragraph to start this blog entry…so I’m just going to forget about it.  I was also supposed to post this one on December 17.  It is December 17, but the day is almost over.  I’m not going to let […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Fruitcake – Take 2!!

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Fruitcake — Friend or Foe? Again. At the beginning of the week I featured a recipe from my […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Christmas at School

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Christmas at School When I look back on my grammar school years, especially the early ones, I realize that I was […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Fruitcake!?

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Fruitcake — Friend or Foe? I’ll be honest, the likes of fruitcake has never graced my lips. I’m not exactly sure […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] More Holiday Travel

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Holiday Travel: Perryville, otherwise known as the first (and only) time I ever hitch-hiked This morning you read […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Holiday Travel

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic:  Holiday Travel:  Peoria My husband, my daughter and I have never lived closer than a ten-hour drive from our […]