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I was excited all day to finally be watching Who Do You Think You Are?. I had seen the previews and was all set when the show came on. I was already sort of down because I had found out this week that RootsTelevision and Ancestry Magazine had both decided to stop production. So, I needed something like this show to lift my genealogical spirits.
1) If you won the grand prize in the Ancestry.com Ultimate Family History Journey Sweepstakes of $20,000 for genealogy travel to places of your choice, where would you go, and what would you do? 2) Tell us of your dream genealogy trip using the prize money in a blog post of your own, in a comment to this post, or in a comment on Facebook.
There are many different ways to learn and research your family and develop good genealogical skills. Recently, I have been viewing videos on Youtube. When I did a word search for Genealogy on February 27, 2010, I was given 4,730 hits; search for Family History gave me 4, 280 hits; and Ancestry gave me 3,430 hits. Of course, not all of those hits will be useful to me, but I can use the search bar to narrow down my search using a Name or Place or Keyword such as DNA.
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.
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.
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.
Patricia Neely-Dorsey has written a beautiful book of life in poetry called “Reflections of a Mississippi Magnolia”. Patricia relates the following: This is a fascinating book of poetry in a true celebration of the south and things southern. This would make a wonderful gift idea!