Saturday, June 21, 2008

Genealogy Journal - 06/21/08

Saturday was a fairly short genealogy day due to other activities in my life.

I was on the computer by 7 a.m., read my email and blogs, and posted "Sheri Goes to Samford - Post 2." I left at 7:45 a.m. for my men's breakfast and Bible Study, and was home by 9:30. I worked for over an hour on the handouts for the CVGS Beginner's Class, and printed them off. I posted "Wheel of Genealogy Fortune - Post 4" to see if I could attract more, or other, contestants. I had lunch and left at 12 noon for the Library.

Bernice had 12 attendees at the second half of the Beginner's class, so I was happy that I made 14 copies of my handout! I went through it page-by-page and tried to convey the best places to search for different types of records, some free and useful genealogy web sites, the CVGS activities, where to find and use free commercial genealogy web sites, and the CVGS membership application. I talked a bit to several of the attendees and hopefully several of them will join CVGS.

I was home by 1:30 p.m. and posted "Software: Making an Ahnentafel List - Post 2C" - it took almost an hour to get the words and pictures together. Then I went over to the Chula Vista Genealogy Cafe and posted "Rootsweb Web Site Highlights" - one of the recommended free web sites for the class. Linda came home, and needed to use the computer, so I went in to watch the baseball game and several panel shows, but managed to nap through most of them. We left for the Padres game at 4:30, and didn't get home until 10:45 p.m (my Pads lost 7-5). I quickly checked my email and blogs, but didn't do any blogging.

Genealogy today was 5.0 hours - 0.5 hour doing email, 0.5 hour reading blogs, 2.0 hours writing blog posts, and 2.0 hours on CVGS activities.

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