No hablo espanol

Bill and I have arrived in Madrid for our latest winter adventure. We will be visiting Spain, Morocco and Portugal. As the title of this posting states, we don’t speak Spanish/Castilian – or Arabic or Portugese. Hence our expectation there will be adventures.


Stuck in airplane mode

Our main laptop was apparently infected with a virus and had to be taken to the shop. It’s stuck in airplane mode and can’t pick up wi-fi.

Blog goes quiet for a few days

As you read this, I’ll be completing a to-do item on my bucket list. I’m attending the DAR Continental Congress in Washington, D.C.

Gone fishing?

I picture a “Gone Fishing” sign on my blog, but that’s not where I am.

Are we faster now?

Late last week our blog was moved to a new server, which we hope will make it easier and faster for you to access.

The slow response had been mostly invisible to me. If you see an improvement after the recent changes, let me know. Conversely, if you have any problems or questions, feel free […]

Greetings from Edinburgh, Scotland

Postings may occur here somewhat irregularly over the next weeks. Bill and I have begun our tour of Scotland and Ireland.


Four years!

Four years ago today my first blog posting appeared on this site. What they say is true: time flies when you’re having fun!


We’re back up and running

You may have been unable to access the IGSI blog earlier today.

We’re back!

The Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) migrated to a new server last week, which went smoothly. As I understand it, however, the blog had a Domain Name System (DNS) issue. Thanks to Bob Zimmerman for getting us back up and working!

We’ve been struggling to fix problems with the IGSI website for more than two […]

We’re Back!


We’ve “escaped a bullet,” as they say. A WordPress update failed to complete last Friday, April 11, which prevented me from logging in to edit or post for over four days! There was some concern that the archived items couldn’t be restored. Happily, it looks like most everything is back to normal.

My thanks […]