I was going to embed the video for both in this post, but couldn’t stop them from autoplaying so have linked to the Rootstech site instead.
Also, there does not seem to be a direct link to Syd Liberman’s place in the Keynote lineup, so you’ll have to scroll it to some time after the 35 minute mark in the video to catch him. (I had quite a bit of trouble getting that player to get to the exact location I wanted, but the effort was worth it.)
Another non-genealogy post, but after watching this with my son, I have to heartily recommend the stunningly animated movie – The Secret of Kells to all.
There are bits that are quite scary so I would recommend it for children around 9 and up, depending of course on their scare factor. My son is almost 9 and although he loves all types of crazy and spooky stories, when he seems to feel a real connection to the characters the scariness within the story affects him much more. While he loved this film, I could feel him getting near the edge and moving closer to me during the Viking attack scenes and those with Ouroboros.
For an added bonus, head on over to Comixology.com for a free Prequel comic that you can download to your PC, iPhone, iPad or Android devices. There is also a full 112 page complete story for sale there for $4.99 that I’m eyeing for my son’s birthday. (I hope he’ll let me read it.)
As I have discovered more evidence of my family’s immigrations and documentation of their lives, I have become entranced by the idea that while we live in different times we often travel similar paths. Read More