New England Archive

Long Island Chowder


In the hustle and bustle of the holiday, my birthday is sometimes over-looked. I guess it’s my fault for deciding to be born six weeks early, on Christmas Eve. Fortunately, there is one tradition that is never forgotten. Every year for my birthday di cialis buy nner, we have Chowder. I grew up in Maine […]

Witches in Your Family Tree


Ancestral witches were one of the key stories spotlighted in last week’s episode of “Who Do You Think You Are” on NBC. The series, which follows celebrities as they explore their family tree, included a story about an ancestress who had been accused of being a witch! Of course, many genealogists are aware of the […]

Surprising Holdings of the New England Historic Genealogical Society


The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is one of the oldest genealogical libraries in the nation.  Located in Boston’s Historic Back Bay, it is a premiere location for research of one’s New England ancestors.  However, their holdings encompass more than published records from the six New England states.  A visit to the library showcases […]

When all else fails, read the instructions.


Several years ago, the small company I was working for purchased various items for our move into a new office building. We spent a day getting our files organized, our favorite colors of sticky notes arranged on our desks, and building smaller pieces of office furniture we needed to make the office functional and efficient. […]

Autumn Memories


My birthday is next week. This always makes me nostalgic for home, more specifically, the home of my childhood. I grew up in New England, and there is no better place to be in the fall than in New England.  The countryside comes alive with vibrant colors. The air is a crisp as freshly picked […]