Saturday, August 9, 2008

Why Genealogy Bog?

No, it's not a typo, although you'll see plenty of those here.  It was a typo at one time, but I realized at the time that it must have been a "Freudian typo," true at least in part:  the piles of papers, books, binders, photo albums, sticky notes and other paraphernalia necessary for research that line the walls of my office and encroach to an increasing extent on any remaining free space, as well as the idea of getting stuck, both in the sense of getting lured into and captivated by family research and in the sense of getting stuck at dead ends and brick walls.

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