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I love technology!<br/>Technology makes me crazy!
By     |    Aug 27, 2012
Posted in: Blogging, Doing Genealogy, Technology     |    2 Comments

I love technology!
Technology makes me crazy!

Doing family history research often begins in an organic way, without much thought to organization of your paper records, best practices for preserving your photographs, database cataloging standards, citing your sources, tracking your research questions, scanning standards, digital document numbering systems, work flow in terms of moving your data from your own desktop to an online place where it can be shared, routine backups, etc., etc. One day, you wake read more...

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French Friday: Louise Eugénie Martin
By     |    Feb 3, 2012
Posted in: Blogging, French Family     |    4 Comments

French Friday: Louise Eugénie Martin

My memories of my paternal grandmother are of a gregarious, lovely, warm woman who would have to run through every one of her children and grandchildren’s names before she got to yours when you made her mad (her English was also impaired by anger). She loved John Kennedy and Shirley Temple, almost as much as she loved us. I remember that when she and my grandfather addressed each other as read more...

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Blogging About Family History Will Be Fun. No, Wait…It’s Hard Work!
By     |    Jan 30, 2012
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Blogging About Family History Will Be Fun. No, Wait…It’s Hard Work!

During the past week, I’ve given a lot of thought about what kind of writing schedule to keep for this blog and what kind of content I would focus on. The possibilities became a bit overwhelming! Thanks to Lorelle at cameraontheroad for helping me think this through (this is well worth reading). Here’s what’s most compelling for me in doing this project: Stories about the lives and personalities of our read more...

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