This week marks the start of a new era of Discovering Latvian Roots! I’m committing to a new blogging/social media schedule, and the reason for that is I’m also opening up my offerings to include Patreon! You can find the
New Genealogy Courses Starting in May!
As you may recall, in February I started my first beginners’ course in Latvian genealogy. It is still running, and it has been an intense experience for all involved! But everyone (including me!) is learning a lot, so I think
Beginners’ Course in Latvian Genealogy!
Big announcement today â€“ Starting on February 9th, I will be running an online 12-week beginners’ course on Latvian genealogy, where we will start with the basics of Latvian research using online sources. I know getting into the records can
Planning a Summer Trip?
Summer is in full swing, and this starts to be the time when many Latvian emigrants and their descendants make a summer trip to the homeland. Will that be you? Latvia is a beautiful place to visit in the summer,
Missed Diary Entries
With everything that has been going on, I missed posting two of the diary entries from my great-great-aunt’s First World War diary. I have now posted and backdated them, so you can go back to take a look: November 25,
Time for the Third Puzzle!
What do you have to solve this week? Just a simple keyword puzzle. By solving this puzzle, you’ll reveal the tools that you need to solve the puzzles *within* the “A President For His Country” short story, which is coming
Come Solve The Next Puzzle!
The newest puzzle is available on my fiction site! This time, you will be revealing the name of the short story – and by doing so, find your way to the prologue of the story! As before, first ten comments
What Are You Looking For?
This blog has been going for over three and a half years! Over the years, I’ve made a number of different posts, and I’ve decided to put this post together to highlight some key posts that are particularly useful for
Questions? Surnames? One-Name Studies? One-Place Studies? All Here!
Looking for information on what your surname means, but it isn’t listed in the Latvian Surname Project? Have a question about Latvian genealogy that doesn’t specifically relate to a post here, but not sure where to post it? Interested in
Latvians Abroad Calendar Giveaway
I’ve run into a small problem here with the calendar giveaway…. five entries, but only four calendars. So I’ve decided to resolve this situation by asking a series of questions… let’s see how much people have been paying attention! What