At some point you’re going to run out of end-of-line ancestors to find. Either through lack of records or inability to travel to a foreign country. Or, in my case, even New York. Continue reading
We love our computers and our cellphones and our other gadgets and we’d rather not know what electromagnetic radiation is doing to us. Continue reading
A chart of my maternal grandmother, counting the spouses of descendants, is 89 people. By the number of blank fields you’d think I was researching in the 17th century. Continue reading
Cuz likes to do her genealogy research by subscribing to various paid databases all at once and then finding every possible shred she can on one person at a time. I tend to take the wide angle view instead.
Granted, my genealogy database is a bit excessive since I research the collateral lines as well, i.e. siblings of the direct lines and all their descendants. So, to date, it’s over 15,000 individuals.
I’ve spent a lot of time writing about computer organization. Starting about mid-May I expanded into home organization.
Computers lend themselves pretty well to folder organization. Houses, not so much. Something within a box within another box underneath and on top of two other boxes behind some other boxes in a room I hardly ever enter. Continue reading
In answer to many questions about the use of Windows File Properties for tagging files and trying to view photo tagging in Windows I’ve done a couple of experiments to make this more graphic. Continue reading