Archive for January, 2010

What I Do When I Am Not Doing Genealogy

Saturday Night Fun has taken a little twist from the genealogical topics and has made way to get to know each of us a little better outside of the family research. Here is tonite’s challenge:

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to:
* Tell us about your “other” hobbies or interests outside of genealogy and family history research, writing, speaking, etc.

Continue Reading January 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm 1 comment

Assessing Your Family History

The Geneabloggers have come up with their 2010 theme thanks to Amy Coffin. For those who have time in their schedules to blog, this weekly suggestion gives them something to write about.I have enjoyed participating in last year’s blogging and Week 1 of this year. Here is Week 3’s blog.

Continue Reading January 19, 2010 at 11:47 am 1 comment

Bedlam South Review

Bedlam South is written by Mark Grisham and David Donaldson. Since I love history and heard this had a Civil War background, I was excited about reading this novel. While the Civil War is the background for this novel, you are also engrossed in a suspenseful, exciting set of characters. It is hard to put this book down once you get started, as you want to know more about what is going to happen to these families and soldiers/brothers.

Continue Reading January 14, 2010 at 5:21 pm 1 comment

Saturday Night Fun, Census Superpower

Randy Seaver, over at Genea-Musings has challenged us today to think about our genealogical superpowers. Wow! This one deserves some thinking.. Here is his challenge, why don’t you join along.

Continue Reading January 10, 2010 at 9:55 am 2 comments

Gtownma’s Follow Friday 1/8/2010

I have never participated in a “Follow Friday” before. It was hard to choose between all the great Genealogy Blogs out there, but here are my picks for today!

Continue Reading January 9, 2010 at 1:12 pm 3 comments

Promoting Genealogical Societies

Genealogical Societies have noticed a decline in their membership with the economy having most of us tightening our financial belts. Those in leadership positions are questioning what they as a society can do to promote their membership and make others feel their monies are well spent in joining their Society, whether they live nearby or out of state/country.

Continue Reading January 6, 2010 at 7:13 pm 4 comments


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