For those who like memes, here's a fun one to consider. Now is a time for looking back on the past year. Here's a way to quickly create a brief summary of the past year on your blog. Take the first sentence from the first post of each month. You will end up with only twelve sentences. Post those twelve sentences.
I didn't have twelve months last year to do this here, but I did on my non-genealogy blog in both 2007 and 2006.
TransylvanianDutch - A Year in Review -2008
TransylvanianDutch is going to take a break from our usual focii to present you a Tabloid News Exclusive!
Names on a theme from various databases at Ancestry.com
Can anybody read the occupation on the left?
Janice, at CowHampshire, has challenged other GeneaBloggers to post Lolcats.
This takes less than a minute.
The Carnival of Genealogy is upon us, and this is apparently "The Swimsuit Issue"
This is the third in a series of “Brick Wall” posts.
Here's a poem I discovered in a box of my maternal grandmother's.
I thought I could focus my attentions elsewhere, and then Tom Kemp on his GenealogyBank blog says he's a cousin to Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, and that she is descended from a Rev John Lathrop.
Using mitochondrial DNA, researchers are able to prove that Vikings conquered much of the British Isles.
The word prompt for the 7th Edition of Smile For The Camera is Oh, Baby
Received an email with lots of pictures of dogs with funny captions.
Transylvania, Holland, Alsace, Poland, England, Germany, Lithuania and Texas all contain soil upon which ancestors dwelt; Farmers, beekeepers, shepherds, tailors, blacksmiths, salesmen, clergy, judges, and doctors.
As I research ancestral lines I discover some ancestors celebrated Hanuka, others Christmas, and still others the Green Corn Ceremony; Jewish, Methodist Episcopalian, Puritan, Christian Scientist, Mennonite, Choctaw, and Cherokee.
I shall never find the records for my distant ancestors who either came to this continent by crossing the Land Bridge, or originally emerged from the Nanih Waiya in Mississippi.
I delve through obituaries, microfilm depositories, internet databases; I interview relatives, and rummage through attics.
What I find doesn't alter who I am; It illuminates the divergent, yet still intersecting paths of my ancestors.