End of winter doldrums? Plan a summer genealogy vacation week with friends.

Old friends, new friends, research colleagues, maybe even family. That’s what you’ll find during a week at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. I am thinking of it as my summer vacation weeks. Yes, I will be teaching for a weeks but there will be no SNOW or cold weather! Being in air-conditioned comfort with […]

Hennepin County, Minnesota ancestors? Hennepin History magazine now digitized!

From the Hennepin County Library system about a new addition to its special collections: “76 years of the magazine “Hennepin History,” the official publication of the Hennepin History Museum, are now online in the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections. The magazine has been published continuously since 1941. Articles range in length and scope, but cover […]

Genealogical inclusion: not everyone has children; not everyone is short; are you leaving out some genealogy family and friends?

Genealogy is a pretty inclusive topic but not 100%. Maybe someday it will be. Audiences and presenters at classes, seminars, conferences, and institutes are made of up tall, short, skinny, wider, white, red, brown, black, gay, straight, transgender, married, single, divorced, widowed, adopted, fostered, cousins, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, men, women, aunts, uncles, […]

3 days till registration opens for 3 weeks of excellent genealogical learning at GRIP

Three (3) days from now is Valentines’s Day. MORE IMPORTANTLY, it’s the opening day of registration for this summer’s three (3 ) weeks of genealogical educations. This summer, the Genealogical Research Institute of Genealogy is offering an extra week and an extra location. June 24-29, 2018: 8 courses at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh July 22-27, […]

More presentations for Family History Month in CA, WI, WA, and a webinar!

My blog has been pretty quiet recently. All is good, though. A fun house guest, time with a descendant, doing presentations, intense client work, and getting ready for many upcoming presentations to close out Family History Month. October 21, Camarillo, Caifornia Ventura County Genealogical Society Annual Seminar (full day) October 25, Webinar Legacy Family Tree […]