Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tuesday’s Tip – Read Winter Garden

I read a book recently called Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. It is about a family of four, mother, father, two daughters, and the distance between them. The mother, Anya, tells stores of the Winter Garden and a peasant girl and her handsome prince, to her daughters as they grow up. Other than the stories […]

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Motivation Monday – 2012 Genealogy Goals

I think 2012 is going to be a fabulous year. A lot has happened since I wrote my 2011 goals so I believe 2012 is going to be a year of major changes. Here are my goals. Launch my redesigned website with the help of On The Beaton Path and Base Zero Productions. Publish two […]

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Looking at my 2011 Genealogy Goals

I read Julie Cahill Tarr’s post this week about her 2011 Achievements and 2012 Resolutions and thought I should do a post about my goals for 2011 and then post new ones for 2012. This post was originally seen on 9 January 2011 on this site. I was reading Amy Coffin’s We Tree blog and […]

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My Thoughts on Genealogy Societies & Blogs

There was a post last week by a genealogist who stirred up a lot of discussion on the blogs about the paradigm shift in genealogy and the blogger’s role in this shift. Marian Pierre-Louis wrote a two part follow-up to this post. You can read Part I here and Part II here. Be sure to […]

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Life Can Change in an Instant

I was talking to someone about my Flying Tiger book today and said “Reminds you that life can change in an instant.” The person responded that was very true. I was discussing the fact that Bob died so suddenly and while his wife watched. But it was about more than that. It is not only […]

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Advent Calendar – Holiday Foods

Holiday Foods Did your family or ancestors serve traditional dishes for the holidays? Was there one dish that was unusual? My family served a fish dinner on Christmas Eve growing up. As an adult my family spends time with my aunt and uncle on Christmas Eve. My aunt prepares a fish dinner with several different […]

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