Bravo FamilySearch Bravo

Four years ago, in 2017, FamilySearch announced that it would no longer have microfilm distribution. I remember at the time, there was an outcry from the genealogy community. This was … Continue Reading →

The Ancestry DNA Reveal Is Coming

I’m sure you’ve noticed that every time you go into your DNA results at Ancestry for the past month it seems, you’ve seen a promising banner that says Coming soonAncestryDNA® … Continue Reading →

The Wedding Album

Here’s something that I came across this week. My wedding album from my first marriage. I’ve kept it all these years…

The wedding was in 1976, and the divorce was 24 years later. There have been times when I thought I should just throw it away. But I have two sons, and although one doesn’t have a relationship with his father, the other does. Continue Reading →

It’s Official – The Genie Journal Is Now Available

One of the things I always dream of as a teenager was becoming an author, and effectively Sunday, I felt like that truly happened when I saw both versions of … Continue Reading →

Search the Freedmen’s Bureau Collection for Free At Ancestry

When it comes to genealogy, who doesn’t like the word FREE? Today Ancestry launched free access to the Freedmen’s Bureau records. If you haven’t heard about these records, then you … Continue Reading →

Getting Your Poop In A Group – Make This The Year to Organize Your Research or Photos

Every September for the past several years I’ve had a Save Your Photo event that lasts throughout the month. There will be my usual photo organization event, but this year … Continue Reading →

Ancestry’s New T&C – It’s Been a Roller Coaster Ride For A Few Days

On August 4th, I woke up to a blog like many of you did from Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist. She had taken the time to read the new Terms … Continue Reading →

I Finally Tested My mtDNA

The other day I got an email that I’ve been waiting for. In April this year, I’d purchased an upgrade to my Family Tree DNA to add a mtFull Sequence. … Continue Reading →

The Genie Journal Is Coming To Amazon

What is a Genie Journal? It’s anything you’d like it to be because it includes plenty of space to journal or to compile your genealogy research or DNA notes. But it’s so much … Continue Reading →

How Will You Celebrate Food Day Canada?

July 31st is Food Day Canada, and I’m thinking about how I might celebrate.

mom was going to have a get-together, he could have invited twenty people off the road because there was always too much food.

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