Monday, March 28, 2011

My genealogy days - 27 and 28 March 2011

I missed journaling yesterday - didn't have much progress!  Did have fun, though!  Then today had personal business for most of the day, so not much progress until late afternoon.

On Sunday, 27 March:

*  Read email and blogs, finalized the Best of the Genea-Blogs - 20-26 March 2011 post and set it for 12 noon.  Got cleaned up, and went off to church.

*  Home by 11:30 a.m., and got onto the Scanfest chat.  didn't scan anything (I couldn't decide what to do).  Scanfest was fun, but wish I had scanned something.
*  Went in at 2 p.m. to  read the paper, watch basketball and take a nap.  Came back at 4 p.m. to do some email, then we had dinner and watched the news.
*  Read everything, wrote the Amanuensis Monday post, started the next Best Of post and checked Facebook before forgetting to write this post.
Genealogy Sunday was 5.0 hours - 0.5 hour doing email, 1.0 hour reading blogs, 0.5 hour writing blogs, 2.5 hours on Scanfest and 0.5 hour doing online research.
On Monday, 28 March:
*  Read email and blogs, noted that Amanuensis Monday - Norman Seaver's Probate Records posted, and wrote Some Comments from Chris Whitten on my Exploring WikiTree posts.  Got cleaned up.
*  Made my phone calls and wrote emails for my business issue, worked a bit in WikiTree, then we went down to AAA to get papers signed and notarized.  Got home and waited for last bit of information before I sent the document package off via OnTrac.  Finally found their drop box in National City.  Who knew?
*  Home by 3:30 p.m. to read, then write U.S. Vital Record Collections summaries.  Got into the sources again in RootsMagic 4, and deleted quite a few - the ones without an actual source, like "gravestone" and "will proved" and "age 56 at death."  In the process, searched for Find-a-Grave info for the gravestone ones and had some success - added about 30 FaG cites to the database, so it was not wasted effort.
*  Went in at 6 p.m. for dinner, then read the paper and watched TV news.
*  Back in the cave at 7 p.m. to read, then worked on the CVGS Genealogy 101 syllabus and presentations for awhile, added to the Best Of post, checked Facebook, wrote some emails, and wrote this post.
Genealogy Monday was 7.5 hours - 1.0 hour doing email, 1.0 hour reading blogs, 2.0 hours writing blog posts, 2.0 hours working on sources, 1.5 hour on CVGS Genealogy 101 class.

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