Category Archives: Organization

Tuesday’s Tip – Timelines

As genealogists I think many of us question what the end product of all our hard work will be. Maybe we will write a book or make Heritage Scrapbooks. Maybe we will plan and host family reunions and try to … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – 31 to the rescue

I am an organizing freak.  There, I admit it.   I love office supply stores.  I like to have my stuff organized and I really like organizing products.  I recently found a home party company I loved so much I had … Continue reading

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I have been nominated for my first Blog Award!!

Today I got nominated for my first blog award!  Deborah Sweeney of genealogylady.net did me the honor of nominating me.  Thanks Deborah! The rules for this award are similar to several others: 1. Thank the person who nominated you and include … Continue reading

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Sorting Saturday – iPhoto faces

I have recently been moving all of my genealogy pictures to my laptop iphoto program.  Over the years I have somehow duplicated many of my pictures and they aren’t really in very good order, nor do they all have good … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday – Help! My Family Tree is out of Control

I am determined to clean up my ancestry tree this year.  Currently it has 6,932 people and 8,951 hints.  It is driving me crazy.  The problem is that I have so many branches connected to it and I can’t decide; a) … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – Facebook

For years I have been an ancestry.com internet genealogist.  I love having so many records and public trees right at my fingertips and the cost is worth it to me.  I do enjoy the occasional research road trip and plan … Continue reading

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Reunion Overview

Warning: This post is written mostly for my future research and may therefore be rather boring. But if planning a reunion is something you are thinking about you may want to read on. I started planning my first reunion last … Continue reading

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Tracy-Rusler Reunion 2012 is this week!

Right now, I am really starting to wonder if everything is going to come together and the reunion this weekend will be a success or if it’s all going to flop.  Party planner cold feet I call it.  I have … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday – Working on someone else’s family tree

Sometimes I get bogged down in the branches of my cumbersome family tree.  I am way past the easy swinging from branch to branch that often happens at the beginning; where you find your grandparents and from there just start … Continue reading

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Death and the Genealogist – Motivation Monday

Genealogists deal with dead people all the time.  I don’t find it the least bit odd that I collect obituaries and death certificates or that I like to stop at old cemeteries.  But the constant thread throughout my research is … Continue reading

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