Filling gaps in family history

Part of the problem with doing family history is that there is so much missing.  Kelly and I both had relatives serving in the U.S. Navy in World War Two, and on a wide range of different ships.  Kelly had a grandfather that served on the USS Massachusetts (BB-59) during the war, and I had a grandfather that eventually served on the USS Cutlass (SS-478).  Interestingly enough, both of these vessels are well-documented, and even more fascinating, both of them still exist.

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So long, 2014, and may 2015 be even better

I guess the best thing I can say about 2014 is that I finally found work, and that it has been rewarding and continuous.  I am truly grateful for that.

Here’s to hoping that 2015 will be even better, and that it will be so for all.