Floating In The Blue

Today, I was going through some old emails from 2012 when I came across this photo. It was taken by my late wife Ashli using my iPhone. She then emailed it to herself, which is how it ended up in my sent items folder for me to discover seven years later.

Alton at the Airfield

I was toolin' around the Internet today and came across an article published by the Delta Dunklin Democrat, a newspaper from Dunklin County, Missouri. The article recounted the 75th anniversary celebration of Malden Army Airfield on 1 September 2018. William Alton Bohannon, a World War II veteran (and my third cousin once removed), was present…

Civil War Survey

The Department of Arkansas Heritage is conducting a survey regarding the establishment of a Civil War museum. Below is the email they sent: Good Morning! Act 921 of the Regular Session of the 91st General Assembly directed the Department of Arkansas Heritage to conduct a feasibility study concerning the establishment of an Arkansas Civil War…

2011 In Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

Certifiable

The Arkansas Genealogical Society has an “Arkansas Ancestry Certificate” that they will award to anyone that can prove their ancestors resided in Arkansas during a specific period. There are five classes of the certificate: Colonial - For an ancestor who resided in Arkansas prior to 1 January 1804 Territorial - For an ancestor who resided…