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RootsTelevision is Staying
Megan Smolenyak announced that RootsTelevision would remain an active website. A few weeks ago she had announced its closing, but due to the outcry of the genealogical community, we are excited she has changed her mind. Here are some great features of RootsTelevision.
Who Do You Think You Are? Review
I was excited all day to finally be watching Who Do You Think You Are?. I was already sort of down because I had found out this week that RootsTelevision & Ancestry Magazine had both decided to stop production. I needed something like this show to lift my genealogical spirits.
Saturday Night Fun's Ancestry.com Winner
1) If you won the grand prize in the Ancestry.com Ultimate Family History Journey Sweepstakes of $20,000 for genealogy travel to places of your choice, where would you go, and what would you do? 2) Tell us of your dream genealogy trip using the prize money in a blog post of your own.
Genealogy and YouTube
There are many different ways to learn and research your family and develop good genealogical skills. I have been viewing videos on Youtube; I did some keywords that had to do with Genealogy. This will give you some ideas of videos on YouTube you can go and watch from the comfort of your own home.
FGS Genealogy Conference 2010
The Federation of Genealogical Societies invites you to the 2010 FGS Conference in Knoxville, TN. The theme this year is "Rediscoering American's First Frontier"! Come join the fun, learn and network with other genealogists.
Bedlam South Review
Bedlam South is written by Mark Grisham and David Donaldson. Since I love history and heard this had a Civil War background, I was excited about reading this novel. While the Civil War is the background for this novel, you are also engrossed in a suspenseful, exciting set of characters.
Research Mistakes to Avoid
I was following up on family history research that I had no previous leads on. It had been a while since I had worked on this line in depth, and I started to see mistakes I had made in my earlier research endeavors. I want to share some of those mistakes with you, so you will learn from my errors.
Backing Up Your Genealogy Data
Guest Author, Elyse Doerflinger, has written a wonderful blog on backing up your computer files. There are things that we can do to prevent this from being a complete loss of work. With permission, I would like to share with you Elyse’s article on “Backing Up Your Genelaogy Data.”
Genealogy and Reunions
The holiday season is over, it is time to start preparing and thinking about getting ready for your Family Reunion. Whether you are in charge of the event or just a family member in attendance, there are genealogical steps you can take in order to take full advantage of the family all in one place.
Assessing Your Family History
The Geneabloggers have come up with their 2010 theme thanks to Amy Coffin. For those who have time in their schedules to blog, this weekly suggestion gives them something to write about.I have enjoyed participating in last year’s blogging and Week 1 of this year. Here is Week 3's blog.
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