Category Archives: Borson Family

Legacy and the Law

Last Monday, my editor (also known as my mother) had the brilliant idea that I should write about Arnold Borson. It is National Police Week, she had pointed out, so the thought of him as my weekly blog subject very … Continue reading

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Cemeteries: Digging Up Ancestral Dirt

On a two lane highway, between my hometown and the next, there is a small family cemetery set on a hill, overlooking the road. During the course of my life, I have probably passed this cemetery thousands of times, noticing … Continue reading

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Grandma Borson

When I first began to research my family history, I focused on the facts. The names, the dates, and the places. I had one biological grandma still living and I grilled her for clues in order to find the next … Continue reading

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