Bryce Lambley asks a question in their guest column Cedar tree symbolizes many things, for the Fremont Tribune (Fremon, Nebraska). The question they put forth is “Why do we wait so long to learn all we can about our parents and grandparents?”.
Diane Welch has written a nice article about a genealogist, Richard Moore, ‘Super sleuth’ pieces together area history, in the The San Diego Union-Tribune. Richard has done a lot of work, not just on his own family’s history, but about early settlers in the Solana Beach area as well.
There’s an article in The Mercury News (the Bay Area – California) by Lisa M. Krieger about people working to track down the origins of house cats using the same DNA techniques that genealogists are starting to use in tracing their own human ancestors.
In her Genealogy Today column for The Columbian (Clark County, Washington), Connie Lenzen writes about new year’s resolutions for genealogists who are just getting started: Ring in year by working on your family’s history.
Abbie Gripman has an article in the Arizona Daily Sun about the Arizona Department of Health Services’ website that has over 400,000 “historical” birth and death records from the Arizona state archives. Since early 2004, the site has served up over 3.5 million pages – not too shabby at all.