My Journey with Genealogy: My Passion Ignited

I have had an interest in genealogy since I was young. I joined Ancestry in 2009, adding the relatives that I knew: my parents, my grandparents on both sides, and my great grandparents on both sides. When I got stumped, I started reaching out to my family. I was given...

Only Time Will Tell

What’s your one word? I’ve been watching the National Memorial Day Concert for as long as I can remember. I was introduced to it as a child when my paternal grandma was over for dinner one night and said she had to go home. Being the young, inquisitive boy I was, I...

Success and Happiness: Do They Go Hand-in-Hand?

Some may think that you must be successful to be happy. Others may think the opposite: You must be happy to be successful. Both of those thought patterns correlate with thinking that one has everything to do with the other. In The Success Code, I talk about three...

The House That Built Me

As I sit here in the house that I moved into with Cassie back in December of 2020, I am full of memories from years past. The song “The House That Built Me” pops into my head on a daily basis. “The House That Built Me” (written by Tom Douglas...

What are you locking away in your closet?

In late September, I was talking to my mom about preparing the house for my girlfriend, Cassie, to move in as we awaited the slowly-approaching closing date on the townhouse we were moving into. My dad wanted to give Cassie as much privacy as we can in our house. The...

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