Monthly Archives: June 2017


Kicking the bucket (list)

It was Justin Zackham who gave us the phrase. He wrote a movie called The Bucket List about two terminally ill men who come up with a list of things they want to do before they die – before they, in other words, kick the bucket. Now you can’t go anywhere without someone asking about [...]

By | 2017-06-06T17:30:23+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Story Behind the Story

Three years ago Gregory Rodriguez wrote an article on "How Genealogy Became Almost as Popular as Porn". In it he traced the current obsession - or fascination, if obsession is a little too creepy - with tracing our family history to Alex Haley's best-selling book Roots. As Rodriguez pointed out, some of us were always [...]

By | 2017-06-01T17:43:40+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments