The hottest day of the year here in Chula Vista, and all of Southern California. Only 96 F here, but 110 F in the county. Got my glasses fixed. The Padres lost. Genealogy - oh, a bit!
* Read my email and blogs, then wrote Amanuensis Monday - Will of Jonathan Keyes (1722-1781). Got cleaned up.
* Did more checking records, got more help from my readers, then wrote Alexander Whittle dies in California's Gold Country. Had to check out the lead given in a comment to this post - found the marriage in the Daily Alta California newspaper too, but a search didn't find it. Guess the CDNC OCR indexing is imperfect. GenealogyBank may be better.
* Had lunch, took off for Wal-Mart to get my classes fixed. They couldn't do it, so went to the Medical Center where I got them. Had to buy new frames, but old lenses almost fit. Home by 2:30 p.m.
* Read everything, answered some email, wrote Table of Contents -- FGS FORUM Fall 2010 Issue. Added the new Whittle information to my database, then fixed several English source citations based on an NEHGS article.
* Checked out some genealogy society web pages to evaluate page design, links, tabs, etc. Looked for articles about societies changing from traditional paper to online presence.
* Went in for dinner at 5:30 p.m., watched TV, we ate out on the patio in 95 F shade, no breeze.
* Online again at 6:30 p.m., answered more email, did a Seaver genealogy report and sent it off.
* Went in at 7 p.m. to watch Padres game. Read the paper, then my John Lescroat novel, and watched Pads die in the 9th with bases loaded, lost 1-0 to the Cubs. Only have to win 6 in a row now!
* Back online at 10 p.m. to read everything, check Facebook and write this post.
Genealogy today was 7.0 hours - 1.0 hour doing email, 0.5 hour reading blogs, 3.0 hours writing blog posts, 1.5 hours doing online research and 1.0 hour working in the database.