Shannon Combs-Bennett, Terri O'Connell, and me at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City I can hardly believe we're a month away from RootsTech virtual genealogy conference. I've attended both virtually and in-person and will admit that I love the virtual option. It's expensive to travel to Salt Lake City and trying to do … Continue reading One Month Until ROOTSTECH!
Source: 401kcalculator.org Over the past month and a half I have been preparing for my first presentation in over 3 years. Hard to believe it's been that long! I've been reading blogs, Facebook posts, and watching the occasional genealogy webinar over the past year as my interest in rejoining the genealogy world kindled. In January … Continue reading Developing a New Thrifty Presentation
Earlier this year I decided to join a couple of genealogy societies that were of interest to me. I thought that "baby steps" back into the genealogy community might help me find the joy of genealogy again. So I joined the South Bend Area Genealogical Society (Indiana) and the Northeast Indiana Jewish Genealogy Society. Both … Continue reading Getting Back into Genealogy
I cannot believe how long it has been since the last time I blogged! My last post was all about the end of The In-Depth Genealogist and my feelings on that. I’m still trying to recover from the loss, but honestly compared to all that we’ve had to deal with in 2020 it really is … Continue reading A Recap of the Past Year (or so)
This weekend was a bit of a rough one for me emotionally. For a few months now I have been struggling with a difficult situation that ultimately means the end of The In-Depth Genealogist. After 6.5 years of publishing the magazine, we came to the decision that we could no longer keep our business in … Continue reading Feeling Sad