Ellen’s Top Ten Audiobooks

Goodreads.com tells me that in the past seven years, I’ve listened to 130 audiobooks. In March 2018, a Forbes magazine article quoted research that said that audiobook purchases increased by  20% last year while print rose only by 1.5% and ebook sales dropped by 5.4%. (https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamrowe1/2018/03/27/the-rising-popularity-of-audiobooks-highlights-the-industrys-backwards-payscale/#784887514723) Clearly I’m not the only one in love with…

Ellen’s Pick of the Week: Tin Man by Sarah Winman

  “There’s something about first love, isn’t there? she said. It’s untouchable to those who played no part in it. But it’s the measure of all that follows.” ― Sarah Winman, Tin Man Michael and Ellis were the best of friends and embraced life with exuberance as they grew up together exploring Oxford, England on their…

Analyzing Family Photos

At the Jan. 4 Genealogy Networking Group, we brought family photos which we analyzed, using some of the tricks and techniques we’d learned from Tina Beaird at our December holiday party at Maggiano’s. (Thanks again to Adrian for organizing such a wonderful dinner!)   The first picture was one of two young men that Ellen…