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Find Your Ancestor’s Address & So Much More

Everyone wants to find that clue that can help to break a genealogy brick wall wide open.
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Black Panther

What the Wakanda Is Afrofuturism?

There is a new king of the box office, and his name is Black Panther.
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changes

Change Is Hard. Progress Is Good!

Change is hard. It just is!
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Old famine field in Ireland

No Small Potatoes

Potato chips, French fries, and loaded baked potatoes are just some of the ways I love to eat potatoes.
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Martin Luther King

Book Review: Why We Can’t Wait by Martin Luther King, Jr.

“…[W]hen you are forever fighting a degenerating sense of ‘nobodiness’—then you will understand why we f
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Grammy

Music Greats Remembered at the Grammys

This weekend, the music industry gathers at the Grammy Awards to recognize the best songs, records, albums, and performanc
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cluttered room

Let It Go, Let It Go! You Don’t Need All that Clutter Anyway!

Are you tired of having too much stuff and not enough room to put it away?
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Access Pass

Worth Its Weight in Gold

A few weeks ago, I was serving customers at the circulation desk in the Excelsior Springs Branch when a customer approache
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Spring Seminar

Mapping Your Family History

Join the Midwest Genealogy Center on Saturday, March 24, for the 2018 Spring Seminar: Mapping Your Family History, featuri
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Nothing to Write Home About

I have always thought about writing my personal history, but my life seemed like nothing to write home about.
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Mailing It In

It seems like every day, everywhere we look, there are new ways to communicate: email, texting, Facebook Messenger, Instag
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New Tech, No Problem

When I was 10 years old we got a VCR for the very first time. It was a Betamax.
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