My favorite article this week is about genealogical education opportunities. Check it out! There’s a Degree in That?? Genealogical Education Opportunities | Legacy Tree At Legacy Tree Genealogists, our core team members have at least one of the following: a genealogy or genetics-based degree, a professional accreditation, or a minimum of ten years’ professional-level research experience. […]
Favorite Reads of the Week: 2 April 2016 – writing our own stories, translation, and teaching kids history with ancestor stories
“Each of us is a book waiting to be written, and that book, when written, results in a person explained.” -Thomas M. Cirignano This was quoted in an article at Write My Journey about the value of writing your own story. Rosemary Osborne writes, “You can never know the difference family information will make to people’s lives […]
My favorite article this week is from Deseret News about starting with hearts, not charts, and the implications for involving the next generation in family history. CEO Steve Rockwood shares why this is FamilySearch’s new mantra for recruiting beginners. He said, “Starting with a story … would ultimately lead to the important data. … “Let’s start with something that […]
Many articles and blog posts were about Irish roots this week, which I thoroughly enjoyed as we celebrated our Irish ancestry for St. Patrick’s Day. Amy Johnson Crow wrote a fascinating article refuting advice in an AARP bulletin which said to burn old family letters when de-cluttering. Laura Hedgecock’s thoughtful response about finding her parents’ love […]
Some of my favorite reads this week include: Family history writing tips from Paula Williams Madison, astonishing colorized photos by Marina Amaral interviewed on the FindMyPast blog, Genealogy Jen’s post about building ancestor immigration stories with legos, and Dustin Hoffman’s tearful discovery of family heritage. See the full list below! Family History on TV Recap of […]
Subjects highlighted in our favorite reads this week include: DNA and health/longevity family trees Memories of grandparents Irish Family History Day and Irish-American Heritage Month Women’s History Month and more! Thanks to all the bloggers out there who are writing these fascinating posts. [View the story “Favorite Reads of the Week: 5 March 2016” on […]
Relative Race I’m eager to find out if the new genealogy reality show, Relative Race, premiering tomorrow, Sunday at 6pm MT, can measure up to The Amazing Race (CBS). Relative Race will be on BYUtv which is free to watch online. Grandma’s Makeup I want to highlight a unique post from the blogosphere this week at Bustle.com about interviewing your Grandma by asking […]
Today I’m sharing my favorite blog posts and genealogy news from around the web. I am especially fascinated by the Wall Street Journal piece about growing heirloom variety flowers – the same varieties your ancestors may have grown. I looked at some heirloom flower seed packets at our local nursery today, but decided I needed to scour my family stories for mentions of […]
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