WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT

The Story of Me is the Story of Us

Welcome to The World According to Greg! This is my life and my story. I am in my sixties, retired, a husband, father and grandfather. We have a blended family of five kids and six grandchildren, all eleven of which are, like Garrison Keillor’s Lake Wobegon residents, far above-average. We have a dog and two cats. I don’t like cats, but I do love my wife, and she likes cats,

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THE FAMILY TREE -- PLANNING THE PAST AND UNCOVERING THE FUTURE

The Begatin’ Man

The movie Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized rendering of the Scopes Monkey trial held in Dayton, Tennessee in 1925. In real life, John Thomas Scopes was a Dayton teacher

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We Were On a Break …

My first — and last — post here was in 2014 almost five years ago. Okay, so it wasn’t all that short of a break, but I had a reason.

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Just Who Was James Dudymott?

Most of my family tree branches go back several hundred years. The Dudymott lineage, on the other hand, is another story. James Dudymott was born in Pennsylvania in 1812. At that point, the Dudymott name turns into what genealogists call a dead end.

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THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH. ACCORDING TO GREG

For the Last Time, Newsom is Not Pelosi’s Nephew

Sometimes, genealogy can be used not only to prove family relationships, but also to disprove it. Case in point: if you follow California wing nuts you have no doubt heard that our governor Gavin Newsom is Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s nephew. Uh, no. He’s not.

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Revenge of the Napkin Builders

It was six years ago to this very day that someone joined our little train group but didn’t last long. Keep in mind we’re a pretty chill group of mostly older men who still play with trains.

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Behold! The New Church

This past Sunday I did something I’ve never done before: online distance worship. Truth be told, although I still consider myself a member of First Christian Church,

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UPCOMING POSTS

  • The Curse of the Hile Males
  • When Republicans Were the Liberals and Democrats the Conservatives
  • Flunking Out of Electoral College

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