One of the greatest joys that comes through genealogical research is the ability to catch a glimpse of an ancestor's character and personality. They literally come to life; they are no longer a name on your family tree. In your mind's eye there emerges a very real person, who, like a delicate rose, exhibits a natural beauty, thorns and all...
A psychic connection develops welding a bond that cannot be broken, bridging the distance through time. It matters not that they lived 300 years ago.
As you read their stories the years melt away, a warmth floods through your veins and you will never be the same...
Here are a few of the bridges I have traveled across: