Category Archive: Tools and Information

Aug 21

Think Faster, Type Faster

I have been working hard on my genealogy resolution, to organize, evaluate, enter, and file all the information that I have gathered and piled up over the past year or so. On August 12 the pile looked like this: Today, it looks like this: However, everything I have entered is still waiting to be filed, …

Continue reading »

Aug 08

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Your 16 Great-Grands

Randy Seaver says, “It’s almost Saturday Night – time for some Genealogy Fun!” Here is your SNGF assignment for the evening (if you choose to accept it – this is not stump the genealogist or even Mission Impossible): List your 16 great-grandparents in pedigree chart order. List their birth and death years and places. Figure …

Continue reading »

Aug 08

Moving Right Along

I feel disconnected from the this blog right now, having spent the last week on other things. Some reports for my genealogy society, some other work for that cause, a trip to Lansing to protest (so 60′s), and a family reunion. Now all that is water over the dam. I’m going continue on my quest …

Continue reading »

Aug 06

Hands Around the Library

I was honored to be among the crowd of concerned historians, genealogists and just plain Michigan citizens who attended the Michigan Genealogical Council sponsored “Hands Around the Library” yesterday. Our car included three members of the Oakland County Genealogical Society and two members of Geneabloggers, but there were four of us. I was the one …

Continue reading »

Jul 25

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Good Genealogy Luck

Randy Seaver says, “It’s Saturday Night – time for our weekly Genealogy Fun!” John Milton originally said “luck is the residue of design” (and Branch Rickey is often credited with the saying). However, the definition of “luck” is “the chance happening of fortunate or adverse events.” I saw a post on the Genealogy Insider blog …

Continue reading »

Jun 06

Puckerbrush Award of Excellence

Julie has awarded me the Puckerbrush Award of Excellence! The award was created in honor of genealogy blogger Janice Brown by Terry Thornton, author of “Hill Country of Monroe County, Mississippi”, who explained that “Janice told us all about the word ‘puckerbrush’ in an article she posted August 27, 2007 at “Cow Hampshire”. Terry elaborated …

Continue reading »

Jun 06

Reflections and a Resolution Update

This entry is part 253 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

This entry is part 253 of 342 in the series Belle’s BoxToday marks the last post in Belle’s box, archival book two. Two down, one to go! The third book had fewer transcriptions and more photos. I don’t know the names of each person in the photos, but I will continue to post each item. …

Continue reading »

May 11

2009 Friendly Blogger Award

Thanks to Harriet for the Friendly Blogger Award she has bestowed on me. I have found the blogging, and more particularly Geneablogging is all about discussion, sharing and being friendly. My cyber blogging genealogy friends are the best. I think they are all so good, that they already have this award. I never let that …

Continue reading »

May 09

One Lovely Blog Award

Thanks to Kathryn of the California Genealogical Society and Library, and Erline at Ancestral Notes for the “One Lovely Blog Award”. According the Kathryn’s post regarding the award, I need to pass the honor on to seven writers. Since this award has been been going around for a while, that is a difficult task. As …

Continue reading »

May 07

Library of Michigan Budget

The Michigan Genealogical Council (MGC) is once again appealing to genealogists to contact their legislators with regard to budget cuts affecting the Library of Michigan, and other libraries in Michigan. An executive order issued and filed with the Michigan Secretary of State on May 5, 2009 lists budget cuts to all Michigan departments. You can …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts