Conferences

It’s Time For FGS 2013!!!

Arrived at FGS today in Ft. Wayne, IN. Met several people at registration I had not seen since the last national conference. This evening several of us attended FamilySearch‘s Blogger Dinner. During dinner, Paul Nauta, spoke about new things coming online and new things at the Family History Library and Family History Centers over the […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Chicago Area Genealogy Programs

The Fountaindale Public Library District in Bolingbrook is hosting its annual Genealogy Day Conference Saturday, April 20 from 9:30 am to 4 pm. This event is free, and registration is open to the public. Please bring a brown-bag lunch or order a lunch from the library cafe using the form on the flyer. The event […]

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Reviewing My 2012 Goals

I was looking through a journal the other day and came across my 2012 goals. They are posted below. I came a long way this year and what I accomplished is in red. Things I added to the list as the year progressed are in blue. I guess it’s time to put some 2013 goals […]

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Upcoming Generations Appearances!

Generations will be speaking on the following dates between now and the end of February 2013. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Connecting with others using Social Networking and Online Family Trees. South Suburban Genealogical Society meeting. January 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Finishing the Story Three case studies will be presented on World […]

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Don’t Underestimate Your Power

This weekend I spoke at the Illinois Family History Expo. One of the lectures I gave was Finishing The Story which is three case studies about my World War I and World War II ancestors who died in service. My lecture basically goes like this for each case study: Tell the story I heard from […]

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Friday at the IL Family History Expo

Yesterday Terri O’Connell and I drove to Springfield, IL, for the IL Family History Expo. Our first stop, of course, was Starbucks for coffee and a snack before we hit the Illinois State Archives for research. Then we were off to lunch and a little shopping before checking in at the hotel. Apparently we missed […]

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