Ok, maybe the cavalry’s coming. But not that often.
Recently, through a chance encounter with a distant cousin, I was able to find the correct name, with supporting documentation, for a half 2nd great-grandaunt known as “Jennoriad” in census records, married to a 4th cousin 5 times removed. Continue reading
As ever, I’m amazed by the lists of goals that people set for themselves in a new year.
I have no delusions about getting to the bottom of my 12 Inboxes. Some of them I will, others I won’t. What’s happening here is a spiral, starting from the top. In other words, it’s a downward spiral. Continue reading
Maybe it’s just me, but …
Since I know a lot of us are post-60 or post-70 or 80 this is an idea for the organization of reasonable expectations for the geriatric crowd, of which I am one. Continue reading
Of course, my goals for the new year are to reduce stress AND be more productive. In other words, all I have to do is work from morning til night and be totally relaxed at the same time. Continue reading
Looking at just our small corner of the world — according to the blog roll at GeneaBloggers, there are now over 2,800 known genealogy blogs. That means there are more; add the yet-to-be-found ones. Continue reading
Today is my 6th Blogiversary. I might have forgotten except for the avalanche of traffic from Facebook responding to someone’s notice there. Yes, it’s possible to be out here for six years and still be an obscure entity.
Someone came to JLog awhile back wondering if there are any ‘rules of genealogy’. They didn’t spell genealogy right but I’m sure that’s what they meant.
This is my take on Genealogy Blogging – For Fun or Profit?, the first in Thomas MacEntee’s series on Genea-Opportunities for 2012. This is an update of last year’s version of the same topic. Some things don’t change. Continue reading
They say the demise of Google as a search engine is imminent due to the way they constantly rewrite their search algorithm, making it harder and harder for content-producers to establish keyword relevance.
I can’t speak to that, not being one of ‘they’ but some days I have to wonder. Continue reading