Category Archives: Organization

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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Tuesday’s Tip – The Help of Others

One of the most important things I learned last year in my Genealogy Research is how much I can learn by reaching out to other Genealogists or History buffs.  Sometimes it feels like genealogy research can be an independent, isolated … Continue reading

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Genealogy organization – where do I begin again?

I spent the past two weeks catching up on all the end-of-the-year bookkeeping for my husband’s donut shop so that I could get back to focusing on my genealogy addiction.  I finished this morning and now my mind turns to … Continue reading

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January Organization Goal – Suggestions?

December around here is so busy I don’t have much time for hobbies.  Our family is busy making memories which I try to capture in pictures for future generations.  We have some great family traditions – like our annual cookie … Continue reading

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