Saturday, April 14, 2018

My Genealogy Saturday - 14 April 2018

All the best laid plans ... I missed journaling on Thursday and Friday and can't recall what I did besides blog, and get a haircut.  Oh well.  Today:

*  Dropped Linda off at 7:30, home to read email and blogs, and picked her up at 9 a.m.  Home by 9:15.

*  Noted that Surname Saturday -- GOLDSTONE (England to colonial Massachusetts) posted, then added to the Best Of post.

*  Worked about three hours on the first new presentation in a year.  Got a lot of the text in now need images to liven it up.

*  Noted that Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- My Visited States/Provinces Map posted.  Wrote the FamilySearch and Ancestry posts.

*  Downloaded the latest Family Tree Builder, and tried to upload a GEDCOM of the current database.  Couldn't do it through FTB, but got it up on MyHeritage.  Now I need to download it to FTB.

*  Worked on the WDYTYA project for an hour, then went in at 5:15 to eat dinner.  We watched the Padres game - Pads won 5-4 over Giants so now 6-10 on the season. 

*  Online at 8:45 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, check Facebook, and then worked on the WDYTYA project.  FamilySearch Hints has German birth, marriage and death records.  Cool.

*  Wrote this post - genealogy today was 9.0 hours.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

My Genealogy Wednesday - 11 April 2018

Two days in a row - I'm on a roll.  This was a busy genealogy day for me.

*  Dropped Linda off at 7:30, home to read email and blogs, picked her up and home  by 9:15 a.m.

*  Added to the Best Of post, noted that Red Tail Hawk in the Back Yard -- Post 511 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday posted, and wrote San Diego Genealogical Society Program on Saturday, 14 April Features Debby Anderson.

*  Took a brief nap, had lunch, gathered my stuff, and was off to the library for the CVGS Research Group, which I lead.  We had 9 in attendance.  Home by 2:30 p.m. to watch the Padres lose 6-4 to the Rockies so now 4-9 on the season.  

*  Online at 3:30 p.m. to write World War II Virtual Conference and European Travel Experience and More Searching for Eulalia - Curiouser!  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Went in at 5:15 p.m. to eat dinner, watch TV news, read the paper, put the trash out, and wash dishes.  

*  Online at 6:45 p.m. to read, then wrote two posts for Thursday, matched some Seaver folk in Family Tree, then TreeShared the Seaver tree (about 60 changes) and the WDYTYA tree (about 40 changes). 

*  Added to the Best Of post, answered email, checked Facebook, and wrote thisp ost.  Genealogy today was 9.0 hours.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

I Will Try Harder...

I knew I hadn't posted for awhile, but March 31?  It is so easy to let it slide.  After, what, 10 years of nearly daily posts except on vacation, that is the longest break I've had.

Over the 10 days, life has gone on.  Linda goes to the Y, we go shopping, the Padres play almost every day, and I read blogs and write blogs on my regular schedule.  What has fallen by the wayside is working on the Ancestry Hints.  I've been working on the WDYTYA project almost every day.  Last night, it was looking for obituaries and death notices. 

So, today I dropped Linda at the Y, came home to read email and blogs, wrote Tombstone Tuesday - Jonathan White (1803-1850) in White-Chace Lot in Glocester, Rhode Island because I forgot to write it last night, picked Linda up at 9:30 and we shopped at Costco, and I picked up my new eye glasses.  Much better distant vision field, and more magnification - I think I'll be able to read the box scores in the paper now.  We had lunch at Costco - I had pizza for the first time in awhile.

We got home at 11:15 a.m., and I wrote Do I Still Need a Desktop Genealogy Software Program?, took a short nap, wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 10 April 2018, checked Twitter and Facebook, and wrote the Wordless post.

I went in for dinner at 5:15 p.m., and we watched the Padres game against the Rockies.  Pads won 5-2, so now 4-8 on the season (we started 1-6 and 2-8).  Then on to the computer to answer email, add to the Best Of post, check Facebook, and write this post. 

Is anyone still reading this blog?