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Posts from ‘August, 2009’

MarsEdit 2.3.3 Bug!

If you are running OSX 10.4.11, don’t upgrade to MarsEdit 2.3.3 until this bug is fixed!! I use a program called MarsEdit to write my posts off-line, as I find the WordPress Administrative Panel a bit too “unfriendly” for my taste. MarsEdit makes it very easy to compose, add pictures, post and then, if necessary, […]

Picture Magic

When I started researching my family tree in the early 1980s, I was offered quite a number of old photographs, which I gladly accepted. In those days, some people loaned me photographs and I took them to a specialty photo lab, where I had them copied photographically, an expensive proposition. Many of the photos that […]

Climbing Family Trees

I haven’t posted in awhile for a couple of reasons. The first one is that we have endured a brutally hot couple of weeks here in South Florida that just drained me of any energy I had left after working all day. Call me foolish, but I’m probably one of the very few in this […]

Busking in Indiana

in 2005, I had a wonderful opportunity to travel to London to stay with a friend for a few days and take in the John Singer Sargent show at the Tate London. While there, I explored London a little bit by traveling on the Tube (the subway) where I saw signs at the entrance to […]

Summer Means Reunions

Last week, I went to Fort Wayne, Indiana, where my parents were from, for the first-ever family reunion of my father’s family. I have one uncle who is still going strong, at the age of 89 – must be that cold weather! This was only my third trip to Fort Wayne, the second within the […]