Julia’s Pick of the Week: Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Shortly after quitting her job in order to care for her new baby, Kim Jiyoung begins to act a little strange. She begins to impersonate other women, taking on their voices and mannerisms with extraordinary accuracy. Initially amused, her husband grows perturbed when Jiyoung appears to have no memory of such impersonations when they happen.…

Time to “TryIt! Illinois” Again

It’s the time of year that all Illinois genealogists look forward to: TryIt! Illinois time. Thanks to the Illinois State Library, we have free access for two months to hundreds of subscription databases above and beyond the ones available to Cook Memorial card holders. The initiative called TryIt! Illinois  extends only until the the end…