Category: Kasae

The song of family

"You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear." ~ Oscar Wilde Today I received something precious. My cousin Milton sent four photos I'd never seen. Have a look: From left: Bill Lawyer, Carol Sather, Rod Geier (dad), Margaret ...

Photo matching: The importance of

Learning to group and match photos Overwhelming? Yes, but keep at it For some of you, this may not seem like a valid topic or something you should read. If your collection is small, it may seem that matching does not matter. For those of you with an overwhelming pile of photos (I come from ...

Stories and profiles: Create a timeline

There are no doubt ancestors about whom you know little. I posted recently about my great grandma, Bertha Servatius. I hoped someone would see it and offer something, anything, to help. I'm still searching, but a question came to mind when putting together this section of the blog. How does one go about giving an ...

Why watermark?

Watermarking online photos Why include your John Henry? What follows is MY OPINION only. This is a discourse on why I choose to mark my photos. I have been the recipient of photo thievery on Facebook. I have been the recipient of photo thievery on Ancestry. I claim the status of amateur photographer; I do ...

Solved! Or is it?

When you "solve" a mystery You've downed gallons of coffee, torn out your hair, checked and rechecked sources, searched for family members, made contact, but... Face it: You're addicted and you HAVE TO KNOW. You cannot let it go. You think about it all the time. You decide to check just one more lead...and the ...

Photos for profiling

My grandmother Lalla was quite photogenic. She was a fashionista in her day, and I never tire of looking at her through the stages of her life. My children will never know her, and while that makes me sad, there are ways to remedy this dilemma. Looking at our collection of photos, it baffles me ...

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