I’ve written about computer backup oh, about a million times already. THIS time I’m going to make it really simple. Because it is. And there are no excuses. Continue reading
If I had known how long it would take to change over 3,300 folder names I might have had second thoughts. Now that it’s done, I’m glad I did it.
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.