Sorry for the slow blogging. I'm off to Ireland; will be back in a few weeks.
This is a new and experimental feature, which I am going to try out for at least a few months: the Ottawa Valley Irish Discussion Forum This is a forum where readers can post and reply to queries about surnames, families, localities, records, and so on. I am hoping it might serve as an alternative … Continue reading NEW feature: the Ottawa Valley Irish Discussion FORUM
So many half-finished drafts of blog entries (about 5 or 6, I guess), so little time. And, eh, I just noticed that I didn't post anything at all for the month of August. And I am very much behind in replying to emails and feedback posts. No excuses, just apologies. Currently feeling a bit swamped … Continue reading Slow-to-no blogging for the next month or so
I'm having trouble with the email account that is associated with this website (mcmoran at ottawavalleyirish dot com). I'll have to sort this out with tech support, but in the meantime, if you want to contact me by email, please use my gmail account. It is the same as the above, except that gmail replaces … Continue reading Email troubles
I've been ignoring this blog lately while I attend to other commitments (teaching a couple of history classes; helping to run a local history museum; doing that "parental involvement" thing...). If you've emailed me in the past month or so and I haven't yet replied: I apologize. I haven't forgotten you! I'm just a little … Continue reading Apologies for slow replies
...as I remodel the blog.
It's been months since I've had time to blog (these days, work and family leave no time for family history). And I am very much behind in responding to emails. A couple of weeks ago, I visited this blog for the first time since who knows when, and was surprised (and by 'surprised' I mean … Continue reading Blog Issues
Slow blogging these days as real life intervenes. I'm still checking email, but response may be a bit slower than usual. Back to (semi-)regular blogging in a few weeks, I hope. In the meanwhile, I recommend Lumbering Songs from the Ontario Shanties, put out by Smithsonian Folkways. The clips of O.J. Abbott are especially worth … Continue reading Blog Break