My Dearest Grandma…

Where do we come from? Who is our family? Why do we feel so deeply when they leave us? We are intrinsically connected to our loved ones and family in so many different ways, and I am no different. My grandmother (Donna Mae Blocher) died eight years ago yesterday, and I still think about her... Continue Reading →

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Sometimes the Living Go Missing + interview with the NextGen Network

Instead of the dead going missing over the past few months, it's been the living here at The Hipster Historian. As my readers may know, a few months ago, my divorce was official. In conjunction with that divorce, I was also dealing with a new living situation, new job and a new car and relationship... Continue Reading →

The Hipster Historian Goes to RootsTech!

For the very first time, I will be attending the largest genealogical conference in the world, RootsTech -- being held in Salt Lake City, Utah. This will also be the first genealogical conference I have ever attended (exciting!). In past years, I've attended other conventions (mostly Comic Cons) but this is only the second conference  in... Continue Reading →

Genealogy New Years Goals

Every year I put an intention out to the universe. Some years its words like steady, other years it is growth, this last year (2017), it was change, and boy did that kick me in the behind. This year, along with my intention word -- growth -- I'm aiming for a few a genealogy-related goals. Each... Continue Reading →

And The Winner Is….My DNA Results!

As much talk as I give to clients and those interested in genealogical and family history research about ancestral DNA tests,  up until a few months ago, I had never taken one myself. I figured since my mother, father, and three siblings (two brothers and a sister) had taken it, I knew my ancestry quite... Continue Reading →

What Happens When….

Earlier this year I launched the start of my business, Life Stories Transcription Services. It has been a labor of love putting this endeavor together and I have stayed up some late hours deciding if I really wanted to do this. When push comes to shove, it is what I want to do because genealogy... Continue Reading →

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