Monday, January 14, 2013

My genealogy days - 13 and 14 January 2013

We took off for Palm Springs on Sunday morning, and returned home on Monday afternoon.

1)  Sunday, 13 January:

*  Read email and blogs, finished up the Best Of post.  We left at 9 a.m. for Palm Springs and my talk on Monday to the Sun City Palm Springs Genealogy Club.

*  Got to the Palm Springs tram station before 11:45, and took the tram up to the Mountain station.  Had lunch there, then I wandered around outside for awhile in the cold and snow.  Took some pictures.  Found Linda in the Gift Shop.  We were off the mountain and in our motel room by 3 p.m.

*  Checked my email, posted Best of the Genea-Blogs - 6 to 12 January 2013 (it was in Draft, not ready to be published, so late!).  Had a nap, went to dinner, edited my presentation a bit on the laptop.  

2)  Monday, 14 January:

*  Up before 6:30 a.m., checked out, had breakfast, checked email during breakfast, and headed for Palm Desert.  Got to the Del Webb clubhouse before 9 a.m., met Sondra and Gary, and got set up for the talk.  Launched right after 9:30 a.m., and went until after 11:30 a.m.  I gave them more detail than usual.  It was a group of about 30.  

*  We went to lunch at Subway, got gas, and headed home up I-10 to US 60 to State 215 to I-15 to I-805 to home.  Stopped in Menifee for a milk shake at Carl's Jr.  

*  Home by 3:45 p.m., read email and blogs, added to the Best Of post, noted that Amanuensis Monday - Martin Carringer's Revolutionary War Pension File: Post 6: son George's 1851 Declaration posed, and wrote Genealogist Beware - Checking Out

*  Went in for dinner at 6, watched TV, did the dishes, and back online by 6:45 p.m.  Wrote CVGS Newsletter for January 2013 is Available and CVGS Research Group Summary - 9 January 2013 Meeting.

*  Answered several emails then Updated the post.  Checked Facebook, and wrote this post.

Genealogy today was 7.0 hours.

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