I used to work in the quilting industry. It was always fun to be a part of the heightened flurry of activity that began about this time of year as our customers hurried to complete quilts and other handmade gifts for loved ones in time for the holidays. As a genealogist, I have that same desire to share what I am passionate about with those around me in meaningful ways. The upcoming holiday season provides the opportunity to do just that. What family history related gifts will you be giving this year? Here are a few quick and easy gift...
In our podcast episode today, Diana and I discuss how to best contact your DNA matches so that they respond, creating a family tree in your software that includes living cousins, and sharing research and memories with the cousins you find. We also talk about Diana's experience meeting in person with a 2nd cousin she found through DNA and what interesting family document she had which gave Diana helpful information to sort through a difficult discovery she had made years before. Links 3 Tips for Connecting with your DNA Cousins - Diana's blog post Understanding and Using Your DNA Results...
Today I'm presenting a class for my local genealogy society about sharing family history with a blog. I have learned so much from all the geneabloggers I follow and I consider myself a student of genealogy blogging. I'm no expert, but I certainly love learning more about it. Here are the slides that I created to share. With the recent development of GeneaBloggers transitioning to GeneaBloggersTribe, it seems timely to share. Here is the link to view my presentation at Google Slides: Sharing Family History with a Blog - Presentation Why do you share family history with a blog?...
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