“The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar”

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Media | No Comments

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the kidnapping of Bobby Dunbar and a new book on the subject, A Case for Solomon, “This American Life” reaired “The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar.”  You can find the episode on iTunes or here. It is an excellent story about tracing family secrets, investigating thoroughly court records and newspaper […]

What Non-Genealogists Think About Our Hobby

Posted by on Jun 3, 2012 in Media | No Comments

I came across the comedian Tig Notaro on an episode of This American Life.  I enjoyed her comedy so much that I decided to listen to her album “Good One” on Rhapsody.  Understanding when to stop boring a relative with genealogy talk is a skill we all have to learn, but Tig is an example […]


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