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Climbing in Family Trees

Been working with Family Trees, the new web offshoot of Familysearch.org Shows some real promise — graphic, visual, lets you post ancestor photos etc. If only I could do something about the Miracle Mom, Jane Holland.

Jane, you see, is shown as my 4G Grandmother, the mother of William Louis Boulden. I call her the […]

A TRIP TO THE SALT LAKE FLOUR MILLS

(My cousin Larry asked if I would write a blog on our Grandpa, William Barton Boulden. I agreed to do so, but there won’t be much substance here because it has been 60 years since I saw Grandpa Boulden and I was six-years-old. Incidentally, he died shortly after these events.)

I remember him being a […]

a Song for Bern and Carol

Roger Boulden called from Arizona two nights ago to reminisce about songs, and recalled that parents Bernard and Carol Boulden really loved You Are My Sunshine. Bern had been a professional musician, with a country music show on KSL Radio back before WW II, and he liked lots of songs and many singers, ranging from […]

TREASURED MOMENTS WITH DAD

The way you made me feel so special and grown-up on our father/daughter dates….I’ll never forget listening to “Sweet Home Alabama” on the jukebox at Natale’s over pizza or your making me laugh when you sang “You get no bread with one meatball” over dinner at Nash’s, as we relaxed back in one of my […]

Writing a Narrative History

When you sit down at the ol’ computer to write about your Boulden History, what is the best way to prepare?

After you do the research – and everyone knows that comes first – you still need to get your stories down on paper. Nobody says it has to be the Great American Novel. Nobody […]