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Saying goodbye…

My nephew Tim The Legal Genealogist is back in the air this morning, this time sadly winging westward towards Chicago. There, tomorrow, in the Lutheran church where he was baptized and confirmed, we will celebrate the life of Timothy Evan Geissler (1973-2017) -- and...

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Starting a conversation

Honoring the ancestors The Legal Genealogist is still digging out from under the accumulated email, snail mail and other impacts of being away for three weeks so the return to what passes for normal around here on this blog is getting off to a bit of a slow start. But...

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Genealogy Guys Podcasts

Podcasts chock full of fun Do you listen to the Genealogy Guys podcasts? You should, you know, and not just because The Legal Genealogist was the guest of host Drew Smith in the Genealogy Connection episode just published on June 17th. These podcasts are chock full of...

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Farewell to my hero

Timothy Evan Geissler, 1973-2017 In so so many ways, Timothy Evan Geissler beat the odds. Born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus at a time when so many children with those conditions died soon after birth, Tim was a fighter who wouldn't give up. Born to parents who...

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Heading home from Down Under

The end of an amazing trip First and foremost, The Legal Genealogist wishes to assure loyal readers that this blog will return to the subject of genealogy and the law... tomorrow. Or maybe the day after. (It depends on flight schedules and jet lag, among other...

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