Saturday, May 18, 2019

Genealogy Program: Exploring Adoption in Your Family

More and more genealogists find themselves having to learn to navigate between a birth family and an adopted family. Join us at the Niagara County Genealogical Society, 215 Niagara St in Lockport NY on Wednesday, May 22nd at 7:00pm as Ward Bray, APG shares his expertise in adoption research. Ward will give us his step by step guide to begin the process of finding birth families.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Shenanigans Episode 80: But Is She Top Rack Safe?

Well...we go way long this week at just under two hours. The first half hour is talking about Game of Thrones, upcoming Disney movies, and a royal conspiracy. The rest of the episode? Aside from paintball and that Vinnie doesn't like blue cheese, it's all Rich's fault. Seriously. He chose the articles this week. But it sure is funny, and NSFW.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Book Reviews Reloaded: Killing Floor

This article first appeared on East Niagara Post on July 21, 2015. It is repeated here as I work to put all my book reviews in one place. They will be posted on Thursdays or Fridays and only be altered from the original in that I will add publisher information and pages. Hopefully, by revisiting these reviews, other people might find a book they'd like to pick up for their own enjoyment.

Killing Floor - Lee Child
Berkley Publishing
576 Pages

Most people know of Jack Reacher from the recent movie of the same name. Lee Child’s lead character dates all the way back to 1997 when the first book, Killing Floor, was published. If you’re interested in learning how Reacher got his start, away from the Tom Cruise rendition, this book just may the one for you.