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A Baby Boomer Genealogist-Mom Wraps up her Visit to Millennial Daughter in Washington, DC (Part 4)

The last in my series of a baby boomer-genealogist’s recent trip to DC: “Friendsgiving”,  “Little Libraries”, “Curb Alerts”,  & heading home Day 4:  Sunday  November 15 It was my last day in DC, but a full one, nonetheless. First order … Continue reading

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DC by Day and by Night with a Time Traveling, Baby Boomer Genealogist Mom (Part 3)

Part 3 of this baby boomer-genealogist’s recent trip to Washington: Back to NARA, a spot of tea, fine dining, and going “clubbing” (Millennial style) in the nation’s capital.  Day 3: Saturday, November 14 Today’s activities were purposely unscripted which allowed both … Continue reading

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An Overdue Salute to an Unsung Hero

There’s a pair of photos in the family album of my uncle, George Donar, which as a child, I could never quite figure out. In the studio portrait, he’s a very young man–a boy really–dressed in a sailor’s uniform. In … Continue reading

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