Time to scratch things off the itch list

January 3, 2018 0

If you started 2018 with a list of New Year’s resolutions, why not think bigger? Abraham Lincoln understood. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years,” he said. There’s no point in waiting. It’s time to put your bucket list . . .

Heard of Hereford?

December 5, 2017 0

When my husband and I embarked on our journey to England in the middle of winter, we had no idea we would find so many interesting things in a small, rural town named after cattle: Hereford. We were visiting family and meant to use Hereford as our home base while . . .

Wonderstruck: Yosemite exceeds its own stellar reputation

October 31, 2017 0

I wasn’t expecting to be quite so wonderstruck by Yosemite. After all, my husband, Jim, and I had seen hundreds of mountains, from Colorado to Alaska. We’d been to all the other great Western national parks, and decided to round off our list with a Yosemite tour by Road Scholar. . . .

Start researching your family history

August 28, 2017 0

John and Jean Rodwick have made exploring their families’ history their life’s work. How can you start your own genealogical journey? Start with yourself and work backwards. “If [your parents] are still living, get their data and information and keep working back,” Jean said. Look for birth, marriage and death . . .

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