John Reedy paid a fortune to come to America on a ship that was eerily similar to the RMS Titanic. It was so similar, in fact, that I wondered if John Jacob Astor himself would make an appearance! So, funny story about that...
When Little Mary Met Little Mary
Did Gram really pose for a photo with Hollywood legend Mary Pickford? I had to find out, but I never expected Gram to show up in the middle of the 2020 COVID lockdown.
June Brides and Lockdowns
When I wanted to learn more about my great-grandparents' wedding, I thought it would probably take a week or so to find that one record I needed. Oh, pre-lockdown me, you were so optimistic...and so very, very wrong.
25 Days Before the Hurricane
Just 25 days before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, I would learn a thing or two about the magic of New Orleans cemeteries. #MSConnections
The Legend of Cousin Cap
It was the family legend that couldn't be ignored, but was it true? Did cousin Cap really die in the San Francisco earthquake?