Eliza D Hill The Art of Recollection

Awesome Christmas 2023

Our Christmas cards are always inspired by real life. Each year of family life is unique and by late October, the flavor of the year begins to speak into the design. One year, our...

Analog Album to 3D FlipBook in Less Than 1 Hour

Having the ability to easily share an entire photo album with family is truly important to me. I don’t like being the single point of failure in any project whether it is for work...

Tree-Free Christmas

The Christmases of my childhood were rather simple affairs. Our tree was always a cedar tree, cut from family or friends’ easily-accessible property. Ornaments were also simple. I remember a couple of boxes of...

Yes, You Van

In last year’s Christmas card, we explained that after experiencing the realities of towing a travel trailer we decided we might prefer an Adventure Van for our road trips. We ordered the van from...

Oh Brother, Who Art Thou?

This photo was in my grandma’s (Bessie Cooper) photo album. My aunt had no idea who this man was so I turned to a Wayne County KY FB group to see if anyone could...

Wasn’t Expecting This

Adding newspaper articles to my collection of photos and documents about one of my forebears is like icing on the cake. John Washington Cooper, my great-grandfather was quite the surprise. I was looking for...

Choose Connection #RootsTech

Goodness, Do you mind pushing pause while I wipe my eyes – again. The #rootstech #chooseconnection music video touched my heart, brought tears to my eyes, and reminded me of the importance of family...

The Great Flood – 1937

I grew up hearing snippets about the flood of 1937. At first, when I saw two photos of flooding in Mama’s album, I thought they might have been taken during the ’37 flood. Then...

Why Instagram?

New Year’s Day 2021 marked the beginning of a family history experiment on Instagram. I had tried sharing family history before. I’ve emailed info, shared Google photo albums, texted info, shared my ancestry.com family...