The Genealogy Bug

Last week while I was preoccupied with other projects and not paying attention, I once was again bitten by the “Genealogy Bug.” While not usually life-threatening, these bites can cause irritability, distraction, blurry vision (computer induced) and headaches. I also have reports from my wife that she has noticed a certain amount of hearing loss. As of right now the outlook is good and I should make a full recovery (some of the hearing loss may be permanent…ehhh!).

I come from a long line of amateur genealogists, so much of the ground work was laid before I came along. This has left me the time &…



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Michael Cantrell

Michael is a writer, content creator, speaker and host of The Prison Officer Podcast (