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 →
I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but I got my dad to create some recordings of his stories several years ago. I think the stories I heard around the dinner table from my dad and mom were the big reason I got involved in genealogy. Continue Reading →
You know the old saying; You can’t avoid death or taxes. This isn’t a topic that many of us want to talk about but when I heard this idea I thought, “I’m going to do that.” Continue Reading →
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As a genealogist, I’m sure you’ve been to your fair share of cemeteries. I enjoy going so much that I’ve been to every cemetery tour in Edmonton, Alberta. If you’ve never been on one of these types of tours in your city, you need to check it out because it’s a great way to learn the history of your city and the people who made your city what it is today. Continue Reading →
I just got off a Zoom call this afternoon for the RootsTech Ambassadors, and I just have to say that RootsTech Connect 2021 is going to be incredible. Continue Reading →
This project started with a conversation with my son. I was telling him that when I passed away that he and his brother better not just put the things I have in my glass cabinet in a yard sale or take them to the thrift store or heaven forbid… the dump. I told him that many of the things in the cabinet are family heirlooms that have been passed down.
He made a good point as sometimes son’s do. He asked me how he would know that?
As genealogists, we are all trying to preserve the memory of our ancestors. Many of us work long hours; on our trees, watching webinars, taking classes, taking road trips when we can, reading books, and all for the sake of our passion.
There’s one thing I know because I think about it often; what will happen to our work? Who will take the torch? Will there be someone? Continue Reading →
It’s the end of the first week of 2021, and I’ve completed the first page in my 2021 Yearbook. I decided that if I found my grandmother’s diary, I would have been over the moon, so this is for future generations, and it’s a great way for me to see what’s happened in my year. Continue Reading →
Tonight we say goodbye to 2020 and HELLO 2021.
I’m committing to getting my digital legacy under control in 2021, and I know that might be your plan as well. But it’s just a wish if you don’t have a plan. Continue Reading →