Salvage Sunday #1 – History In The Shadows

When I started Boomdeeadda, I really had no idea how often I would post or if anyone would actually ever visit. Well, almost two years and over 270 posts later, here we are.  I had some fun the other night going back to a number of older posts and reading them again.  Do you ever […]

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Carrie Bradshaw, Eat Your Heart Out

All you guys reading this are saying, “who”?  You know, THE Carrie Bradshaw !!  Fashionista, writer,  obsessed with expensive shoes, best girlfriend to all and loved Mr Big.  Ringing any bells?   ‘Sex In The City’ was a HBO hit about a group of girlfriends living in the big city, dishing hot gossip over Cosmopolitans at […]

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Back To A Simpler Time

A slice of Boomdee with a little Mozart on top? Imagine it’s 1912, Привіт, друз (hello friends), is what your Ukrainian neighbours might have yelled from their horse-drawn carriage as they passed by your farm.   Many rural folk happily lived their whole lives within their tight-knit communities, never straying too far.  After all, it […]

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Thankful For Their Sacrifices

I know many of you tirelessly work at collecting family histories.  Dusting off the past with hopes of unraveling their stories. What we’re able to learn, is so often found in a stale vault, library or archive. That’s why the “Ukrainian Pioneer Centenary Recognition Program”  is so unique. My journey to the past has revealed that my […]

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