Posts Tagged With 'Family'

Gramps - Genealogy Application

Written by shakiestnerd in Family on Thu 03 May 2018. Tags: Family, Genealogy, software,

One of my goals is to get back into doing family tree research. That means getting organized! I have quite a bit of information collected over the years. This includes GEDCOM data from using previous genealogy applications.

Yes, I know, is highly recommended for doing genealogy research. I'm …

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Gooey Butter Cake

Written by shakiestnerd in Family on Tue 01 May 2018. Tags: Family, Recipes,

Save this sweet deliciousness for a special occassion. It is nowhere to be found in any healthy eating regimen.



  • 1 box pound cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick butter - melted


  • 1 package of cream cheese (8 oz.)
  • 2 eggs (again)
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 box powdered …

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Living the Legacy

Written by shakiestnerd in Family on Mon 04 July 2016. Tags: Family,

On the way to our recent family reunion, I was thinking about genealogy and those that had passed on. They were not famous or wealthy, there was never a great inheritance handed down. They were simply decent, loving, hard-working people. Somewhere along the line, they left everything behind, family, friends …

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Cardinals and Red Sox

Written by shakiestnerd in Family on Wed 04 December 2013. Tags: family,

It was great to see my home town Saint Louis Cardinals in the World Series this year.  In 1968, I remember listening to the Cards battle the Detroit Tigers.  The school would play the games over the public address system and the teachers gave the kids busy work while the …

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