Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Genealogy Journal - Tuesday, 10 November 2020

 Will wonders never cease?  Or will ceasars never wonder?  Two days in a row on the RJS show!  A sunny day but cool - high of about 75.  but I got about 20 minutes of sun walking around downtown Chula Vista.

*  Read email and blogs, added to the Best Of post, and noted that Review: "Genealogy at a Glance: Swedish Genealogy Research," by Robert Johnson, JD, CG posted.  Checked the AncestryDNA matches - not many new ones.

*  We left at 9:45 a.m. and Linda had a dental appointment.  Home by 11:15.  I took my nap.  

*  Had lunch, added to the Best Of post, and wrote Genealogy News and Education Bytes -- Tuesday, 10 November 2020.  Answered email and did some Seaver research.

*  Checked Twitter and Facebook, added to the Best Of post, and did some random WebHint work.

*  Went in at 4:45 p.m. to fix dinner, watch TV, read the paper, and wash dishes.

*  Online at 6 p.m. to read, colorized some old photos, wrote the Wordless post, and resolved 316 Ancestry Hints, adding content and sources for some of them to RootsMagic.

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


Monday, November 9, 2020

Genealogy Journal - Monday, 9 November 2020

 I always have good intentions, but I'm not succeeding in blogging here every night.  Frustrated by everything, and not sleeping well, so need a nap, which reduces my work time.  Rained over the weekend so now the weeds will start growing again.

*  Read email and blogs, added to the Best Of post, and noted that Amanuensis Monday -- 1685 Bond and Order to Administer the Estate of George Barbur (1617-1685) of Medfield, Massachusetts posted.  

*  Got into Mondays With Myrt and shared a bit about software and mining Ancestry hints.  Went to the grocery store.  Home by 11:40 a.m. and got the laundry started.

*  Took my nap, had lunch, and online at 12:45 to add to the Best Of post, then wrote Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 8 November 2020.  Checked Facebook and Twitter.

*  Answered email and set up CVGS Zoom meetings.  Went in at 4:30 p.m. to fix dinner, watch TV news, read the paper, and wash dishes.  Finished the laundry.  

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, resolve 172 Ancestry Hints and check Facebook.  Wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 9.0 hours.


Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Genealogy Journal - Wednesday, 4 November 2020

 The election returns are dribbling in - nothing decided yet...  Received my birthday present today - See's candy from Tami.  I think my daughters are trying to fatten me up for the winter.  I don't need more fattening, but...See's!

*  Read email and blogs, added to the Best Of post, and noted that Randy and His Great-Grandfather in 1944 -- Post 642 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday posted.  Wrote Mining the Newspapers.com Obituary Index Record Hints on Ancestry and set it for later.

*  Took my nap.  Had lunch, and online at Zoom for the CVGS Board meeting at 11:50.  Over by 12:45.

*  Worked on the GSMD application summary.  I keep IDing documents i need to get.

*  Checked Twitter and Facebook, and added to the Best Of post.  Worked on WebHints.  Checked the DNA match numbers.  

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

*  Online at 6:45 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, write the Treasure Chest post, and resolved 276 Ancestry Hints adding content and sources.  Checked Facebook and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 10./0 hours.


Monday, November 2, 2020

Genealogy Journal - Monday, 2 November 2020

 Today was the 129th birth anniversary of my grandfather - Lyle Lawrence Carringer (1891-1976).  I sure wish I had talked to him more about his life stories.  

*  Read email and blogs, added to the Best Of post, and got into Mondays with Myrt at 8:45.  didn't say much.  

*  Went to the grocery store at 10:45 a.m. and home by 11:30.  Took my nap.

*  Had lunch, then noted that the Amanuensis Monday post had not posted, so I activated it from Draft - Amanuensis Monday -- 1685 Inventory of George Barbur (1617-1685) of Medfield, Massachusetts.  Need to check that occasionally.  Wrote Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 1 November 2020.

*  Checked AncestryDNA matches - no new matches since Saturday.  Checked Twitter and Facebook, and added to the Best Of post.  Worked on WebHints adding content and sources to RootsMagic.  

*  Went in at 5 p.m. to fix dinner, watch TV, read the paper, water the front plants, wash dishes, and walk the block.

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to read, answer email, wrote a Tuesday post, added two lines to RootsMagic for ThruLines,  Checked Facebook, added to the Best Of post, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 8.5 hours.