Posted by Liv | Filed under Conferences
We are just two days away from what sounds like will be one of the best conferences for technology lovin’ genealogists — ROOTS TECH 2013. This conference will be held March 21-23, 2013 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Registration starts as low as $19 for a Getting Started One-Day Only Pass for those needing fundamental classes on getting started with their family research. According to the conference website,
RootsTech is . . . a conference with a unique emphasis on helping individuals learn and use the latest technology to get started or accelerate their efforts to find, organize, preserve and share their family’s connections and history.”
Posted by Liv | Filed under Genealogy Fun
It’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun with genealogy extraordinaire – Randy Seaver — and tonight’s mission, should I decide to accept it is to blog about a “Fearless Female” in my family tree in celebration of Women’s History Month! Well, I’ve accepted the mission and here is my assignment (so cue the Mission Impossible music, please!):
1) Read Lisa Alzo’s blog post - Back for a Fourth Year: Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month on her blog, The Accidental Genealogist.
2) Choose one of her daily blog prompts from the list (this is March 9th, do that one if you don’t want to choose another), and write about it.
3) Tell us about it in a blog post of your own, in a comment to this blog post, in a Facebook post or a Google+ post.
So I chose . . . Read the rest of this entry…
Posted by Liv | Filed under Shopping Saturday
Shopping Saturday is a blogging prompt genealogy bloggers use to share fond memories about the various stores and vendors their families and ancestors patronized.
The baby shoes I featured for Treasure Chest Thursday this week was the perfect lead in to a discussion I had with my mom about where she shopped for our clothes (particularly the baby shoes) and other dry goods in the 1950′s and 1960′s. She responded without hesitation –