Roots, trees, and family

You know me as an artist. You've seen my subjects and my techniques. Between managing my artist blog, working in my home art studio, editing a website (actually two because I admin for a local non-profit's webpages), and painting almost daily, production line of greeting cards, and marketing, I admit my plate is full. However, now and again, I shift gears and tackle the ubiquitous task of researching the family roots.

I have done this throughout the years. My family traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah on vacation and a block of time was scheduled to stop at the famous Family History Library.

This was in the early 1990s and this was still the best way to get information.

I recall the 3 hours that I sat at a