Don

For the first time in weeks, there is nothing to share of our ancestors other than lots of memories, and boy do we have a head full of those. We’re […]

Day 21 – Olathe and Family

We had high hopes that we’d be able to find the death record for Arnold Murray. Not sure he died in Kansas, but it seems likely, even though he is […]

Day 15 – Soggy Soggy Indiana

Whooie, so much rain today — squishy, spongy, muddy.  Driving south west from Findlay, OH to Rushville, IN, we stopped off in pouring rain at still more cemeteries. Got to […]

Day 13 – Today was Marvin/Heck Day

Maple Grove Cemetery. Who knew two people could spend so much time in a cemetery? There are soooo many Marvins and Hecks buried here. We spent two hours in the […]

Day 8 – Snow!!

Even though we didn’t head up into the Great Smokey Mountains, we still encountered a snow storm. We tried to post a short video of Don driving in the snowstorm, […]

Day 5 - Chillin' in Hot Springs

Ahh, a day of no driving.  All of our bodies (including the four-legged critters) begged for a good hike up the Hot Springs National Park hillsides.  It felt good to […]

Day 4 - Joy in OK

Lucky us this morning!! We met up with our whitewater rafting friends, Mica and Chris, for breakfast at this unique and fun restaurant, Waffle Champion. What a rare treat to […]

Day 2 - New Mexico

For these first few days, we’re not doing much in the way of ancestry searching.  Our main goal is to get ourselves across the country so that we can begin […]