As many of you who have been following this blog for awhile will know, I’ve occasionally run genealogy courses via email, so that more and more of you can learn how to do your research on your own. These have
New Free Email Course: Russian Handwriting!
I know for a lot of people who are researching their Latvian genealogy, even when they’ve mastered different name spellings, different names for places in various languages, terrible handwriting in German… the one thing that still terrifies them is the
Give Latvia the Gift of You
As many of you will know, today is November 18, which means it is Latvia’s Independence Day! This year, Latvia celebrates 99 years, which means that next year – 2018 – is the centennial! Celebrating a centennial is a big
Free Email Course!
The most important tool in your arsenal in your Latvian genealogy journey is Raduraksti – but are you really using it to its full potential? If you’re new to Latvian genealogy, the website can be daunting – but don’t worry,
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
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
My Fiction Project is Live!
So today I’m celebrating my fourth blogiversary! I started this blog on October 10, 2009, and it has been quite the adventure! More and more people are coming here to learn about how to find their Latvian roots. This is
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
Win a Latvians Abroad Calendar!
Want to get your hands on a 2013 calendar from the “Latvians Abroad – Museum and Research Centre”? You can win one here! I am giving away four calendars from this great institution, one that I’ve been working with for