A Week of Memories

Tomorrow we leave Moosehead Lake (Greenville, ME) to begin our journey home.   On Tuesday we traveled with Ruth’s mother to Kineo, where she told us about her experiences as a child living on the island each summer while her father worked as a guide (see Memories from Kineo).   On Wednesday we visited the […]

By |September 16th, 2011|Continuing Quests, Templeton, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keeping our Focus

David Brooks wrote an interesting column in today’s New York Times about the rise of moral individualism, where the family, religion and culture are being replaced by the “free-floating individual as the essential moral unit.”   I read this the same day as my wife and I spent a very special time with her mother, going […]

By |September 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Week

I’ve only been on this blogging journey for a week.  During this past week I have tried to incorporate my basic family information (my wife’s and my grandparents).  I’ve also been looking at so many great family history blogs to get ideas for both content and the technology behind them.   At the same time […]

By |September 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking for ways to tell the story – with interest

I started on this journey that has brought me to this new website a few days ago as I thought about an upcoming trip with my wife’s mother back to the place where she grew up, Greenville, Maine on beautiful Moosehead Lake.    As I looked at my Ancestry.com family trees, I did not see […]

By |September 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Today’s Quest – A New Blog

After 8 years of researching the stories of our families, I have decided to launch this website as a way to share with and learn from others.   While I have several family trees on Ancestry.Com, I am looking for ways to make some of the stories as well as stories of the search come […]

By |September 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments