My Digital Preservation Story

My digitization story is like many of yours might be. My parents left me boxes and boxes of their albums and videos, and I felt a bit overwhelmed with the … Continue Reading →

Dealing With Downsizing and Grief

This week I’ve been cleaning and organizing. But this time is different than other times because it’s bothering me more. Why is that? Why are you able to jump into … Continue Reading →

Two Things To Do This Summer (Dare to Declare)

Today is the first day of summer, and it’s a beautiful day for a walk. That’s my plan for the summer… to take lots of walks and put a lot … Continue Reading →

More Hound Treats

From time to time, I will create these collections of things that I think you might find of interest. I call them Hound Treats. Recently I chaired my Edmonton Branch … Continue Reading →

Win 10GB Of FOREVER Storage Account

Whether you use the storage for your photos, videos, audio recordings, or genealogy, this is an excellent start to preserving your legacy for generations to come. You can be assured … Continue Reading →

Organize Your Photos With Tiny Habits

Over the years, I’ve had many people tell me that they want to organize their photo collection, but there were so many reasons that it never happened. In fact, a … Continue Reading →

New Year Resolutions – 2022

Did you make a resolution for 2022? Last year I realized that I was letting the pandemic get to me both mentally and physically. So I started walking several times … Continue Reading →

A Cup Of USB Sticks

How many of you have a cup full like this one? Or perhaps you don’t even have them in a cup. Are they just here and there around the house? What treasured documents and photos are stored on them? Did you know that USB sticks have a life expectancy? It’s actually about five years. 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 →

I’m Creating A Book With My Dad’s Stories

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 →