George Bernard Shaw once wisely said:

“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”

While I knew very little about him, other than being fascinated by the story of Pygmalion, this quote often heard, stuck in my mind as a sign that some things just are, and always have been. It seems to settle the inner chatter about why some things “just are”. Or even things long ago, that “just were”.

Here is an interesting link from the internet, where some sisters talk about their experiences researching the family tree, and it makes good reading. They have some good tips to share about how they did their searching, and a few wry laughs to go on with. I came across this quote there again, which proves, there are some things that just are…

(copyright Imogen Crest 2007.)