Tuesday’s Treasures: SLIG Day Two

This morning in Thomas Jones’ Advanced Methodology course he counseled us that the most important things we can do as genealogists is (1) record the oral family history stories in our family and distribute that record to others, and (2) contribute our DNA.   Then, he...

Monday, Monday, So Good To Me: SLIG Day One

This morning we met at 7:00 AM for SLIG’s Welcome Breakfast.  (As I write this now in the evening at it seems so long ago!)  I sat at a table with Paula Stuart-Warren, Craig Scott, Thomas Jones, Joshua Taylor, Linda Woodward Geiger, and a few others.  They are faculty...

Bye, Bye Blues

Are you feeling blue, wishing you were going to the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) next week to be taught by the experts? If you can’t attend, I just want to remind you there are other ways to gain a genealogical education, even from the experts.  Elizabeth...

The Proof Is In The Pudding: Citing The Source

Have you ever found a great family history all about YOUR family and it didn’t include one source?  I have found a few about my family.   It’s like someone made a big batch of pudding and offered it to you.  It looks like it tastes good, but when you take...