Family History Blogging Tips

By Eilene Lyon Some family history writers use their blog as a place to keep in-depth birth-to-death reports on their ancestors, primarily for their own use and for close relatives. This is not for them. If, on the other hand, you are a family historian seeking a wider audience for your blog posts, here are... Continue Reading →

Hasta…

By Eilene Lyon My dear Readers, The world beyond my computer beckons, and duty calls, so I must somewhat curtail my output for a couple months. First up is a vacation (Yea!) and then I will be out trampling the cacti in the Chaco region for a bit. Thanks to WordPress scheduler, I have some... Continue Reading →

Gold Medal Waters*

via Daily Prompt: Toxic By Eilene Lyon August 2015: I was working the MAPS bird-banding station at the Oxbow Park and Preserve along the Animas River, just north of Durango. Some of our volunteers happen to be active-duty, uniformed Parks and Wildlife officers, so we heard early on that something was amiss high in the... Continue Reading →

Versatile Blogger Award #2

By Eilene Lyon I’ve been nominated for a second Versatile Blogger Award! Thank you muchly to Dane at Bar Stool Talk for the honor. He has a great blog with a theme all related to bars (the kind you drink in, say, as opposed to monkey bars or candy bars). Fun historical bits mixed with... Continue Reading →

Taking Stock

By Eilene Lyon At first, the goal was just to set up a blog and see what happened with it.  Starting on January 1st, I delved in with some design work and my first, brief post.  Well, that was interesting.  I spent a bit more time drafting my second post, which was longer and involved... Continue Reading →

Learning From My Past Self

By Eilene Lyon After reading this recently featured post (from 2015), I was sure that I also need to write a message to my older self.  Learning from history is great – especially when it’s our own.  Sometimes we need to take stock of what all these years on Planet Earth has really taught us,... Continue Reading →

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