MSS-040-Blogging Your Ancestor’s Story

Maple Stars and Stripes fleur-de-lis logoToday’s guest, Lynne Levesque, is writing a book about her ancestor, Jeanne Marguerite Chevalier. But as an intermediary step, she has created a blog to present snippets of Jeanne’s life one piece at a time. Lynne candidly discusses the pros and cons of following this path toward publishing a book. She also offers tips for doing research in Québec and France, tips she has picked up throughout her many research trips to both places.

In Language Tip #40, we look at French words for measurement.

Toward the end of the podcast, we’ll talk about listener email, announce the DVD winner from episode 39, give the results of survey 39, and find out the topic of our next survey.

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