On the blogs
- Mike Brubaker at TempoSenzaTempo shares some photographs of Roy DeForest, "The Youngest Band Leader." He also coins the useful term "AAWS."
- Brandy Heineman at Bookishness and other Beauties presents A Genealogist's Guide to Storytelling: A Satisfying Conclusion. This is the third post in a series of hers, discussing the process of converting genealogical research into story.
- In Someone is Wrong on the Internet Persephone at Post-it Notes from Hades writes humorously of some of her online genealogical interactions with cousins.
In the News
- The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), home of WorldCat, has formed a partnership with FamilySearch. (Press Release)
Who pulled off a really neat trickOn the Lighter Side
For 2.2 centuries he lived
Unless his tombstone does fib
He musta made a deal with Old Nick.
- Genealogy News Corral - Diane Haddad - GenealogyInsider
- Fab Finds - Jana Last - Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog
- Blogs for Genealogists - Michael J. Leclerc - Mocavo Blog
- Monday Morning Mentions - Lynn Palermo - Armchair Genealogist
- Best of the Genea-Blogs - Randy Seaver - GeneaMusings
- Friday Finds - Julie Cahill Tarr - GenBlog
Two Week Calendar
- Feb 3 - Setsubun-sai (Shinto)
- Feb 4 - World Cancer Day
- Feb 10 - Chinese New Year
- Feb 10 - Transfiguration Sunday (Christian)
- Feb 12 - Lincoln's Birthday (US)
- Feb 12 - Darwin's Day (International)
- Feb 12 - Red Hand Day (United Nations)
- Feb 12 - Shrove Tuesday (Christian)
- Feb 13 - Ash Wednesday (Christian) [Lent Begins]
- Feb 13 - Lupercalia - Feb 13-15 (Roman Empire)
- Feb 14 - Saint Valentine's Day (Christian)
- Feb 14 - Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
- Feb 15 - Nirvana Day (Jain)
- Feb 15 - Vasant Panchami (Hindu)
- Feb 15 - Susan B Anthony Day (US)