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 →

Are You Checking Your Old Cameras?

First of all, I wanted to ask you. Did you know your old cameras might have value? Some of you might be like me and have an old, sometimes inexpensive … Continue Reading →

Do You Have Photo Guilt? I Can Help You Fix That

Whether you are a genealogist or not, many of us deal with photo guilt. Photo guilt is real. It’s that feeling when you have inherited your parent’s photo collection, or … 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 →

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 →

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 →

MyHeritage Photo Repair (DeOldify)

MyHeritage launched it’s new photo repair tool and I think it helps tell the story even better. Continue Reading →