Monthly Archives for February, 2012



Observations on Who Do You Think You Are?—the Marisa Tomei Episode

Posted on: February 11th, 2012 by
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I've been enjoying NBC's Who Do You Think You Are? since the first series. Like a lot of genealogists, I leave each episode with questions the producers don't answer. The most recent episode, featuring actress Marisa Tomei, was a case in point. (Click here for NBC's episode guide.)  As the show unfolded, we followed Marisa through New York and Italy as she tracked down clues Continue reading the story "Observations on Who Do You Think You Are?—the Marisa Tomei Episode"

Gearing up for Spring

Posted on: February 6th, 2012 by
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This weekend I've been taking stock of my calendar. I'm co-chairing Minnesota Genealogical Society's spring conference April 27 and 28. This will be an exciting event focusing on Central and Eastern European Genealogy. Our featured speaker is John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. John will present his lecture Discovering the REAL Stories of Your Immigrant Ancestors Friday April 27 after a dessert reception. Saturday April 28 Continue reading the story "Gearing up for Spring"