Family History Interview with Ron Jeha

Greetings, marhaba & welcome! Last month I had the pleasure of beginning a family history interview project in Danville, California with Lebanese American entrepreneur Ron Jeha. Oral history interviews can start, confirm, or enhance genealogy research. Moving beyond the names, dates and places on a tree, the stories of the lives of our family membersContinue reading “Family History Interview with Ron Jeha”

Listening to my Own Advice

Greetings, marhaba, and welcome. When doing genealogy research, one of the first things I focus on is not making assumptions. This week, I was soundly reminded to listen to my own words. While conducting an interview for an Arab American client’s family history, I made some of those assumptions and was proven wrong – twice[1].Continue reading “Listening to my Own Advice”