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What I great day I had at the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa yesterday!
I have a relatively (ahem!) long list of genealogy road trips on my wish list. Many of them are one-day trips and yesterday I was able to visit the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa. If you have even an ounce of Dani...
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Post to remove stolen content
Apologies to my readers. This is a post that is supposed to be used to get another site to remove content that was stolen from this blog. rfl3dhRpqsxYj8vwgD5H
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Upcoming LLCGS Events in August
Coming Up in August Sunday, August 3, 2014 - Facts, Forensics and Family Trees; presentation by Capt Joy Citta of the Lincoln Police Department will discuss the importance of using classic and innovative search skills to help uncover clues and facts in gene...
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My Kelly Family Heritage book on Shutterfly
I've been trying out some photo books on the Shutterfly web site. Here's my first attempt at a family heritage book.   Click here to view this photo book larger Photo Book Tip: Create an adventurous travel photo album at Shutterfly.com.
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Goin' to Kansas City! Kansas City Here We Come!
Actually, the "Genealogy Girls Gone Wild" weekend in Kansas City was two weeks ago and what a weekend it was! Back in 2010, I met fellow bloggers Diana Ritchie who writes the Random Relatives blog and Jenna Mills who writes the Desperately Seeking Surnames ...
Actually, the "Genealogy Girls Gone Wild" weekend in Kansas City was two weeks ago and what a weekend it was! Back in 2010, I met fellow bloggers Diana Ritchie who writes the Random Relatives blog and Jenna Mills who writes t...
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Back to blogging after quite a long leave of absence.
Readers of this blog may have noticed that I've been on a bit of "leave of absence" from blogging for the last couple years. From a high of 318 posts in 2010 to only 12 in 2013. Some of you know that I had been my father's ca...
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Genealogy Synchronicity?? Getting to see the inside of a family member's home!
Dare I say we are fools if we don't believe in Genealogy Synchronicity? Last week, I had an experience that can definitely be described as Genealogy Synchronicity! Back in 2011, I wrote about discovering the obituaries and de...
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Missouri State Genealogical Society Conference
Not only did the genealogists come to town this summer , but I got to meet up with some of my long time genealogy friends at the annual conference of the Missouri State Genealogical Society (MoSGA) in Columbia, Missouri in August. The keynote speaker was D....
Not only did the genealogists come to town this summer, but I got to meet up with some of my long time genealogy friends at the annual conference of the Missouri State Genealogical Society (MoSGA) in Columbia, Missouri in Aug...
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Meeting Up with Dear Myrtle
I continue to be amazed at the power of online social networking. Yesterday morning over coffee I was browsing through my news feed on Facebook. I saw that Dear Myrtle , Pat Richley-Erickson, posted that she was in Iowa City, heading west. I jotted off a qu...
I continue to be amazed at the power of online social networking. Yesterday morning over coffee I was browsing through my news feed on Facebook. I saw that Dear Myrtle, Pat Richley-Erickson, posted that she was in Iowa City, ...
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Copyright or Copy Wrong?
Join me at Walt Branch library next Sunday afternoon for a discussion of how copyright laws impact genealogists. Learn what information or images you may use in your genealogy and how to protect your own intellectual property. Joining me in this discussion ...
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Life Transitions and Family History
Readers of this blog may have noticed that I've been on a bit of "leave of absence" from blogging for the last couple years. From a high of 318 posts in 2010 to only 12 in 2013. Some of you know that I had been my father's caregiver since 2004. His passing ...
Readers of this blog may have noticed that I've been on a bit of "leave of absence" from blogging for the last couple years. From a high of 318 posts in 2010 to only 12 in 2013. Some of you know that I had been my father's ca...
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