To Go Digital or Not to Go Digital, That is the Question

Posted in response to a post on a FB about not trusting electronic media and not going digital with genealogy papers.  Here is my response!Anyone who uses a computer without a back up, is asking for trouble.My house could burn down. I could get hit by a tornado (again). Anything could happen to paper as… Continue reading To Go Digital or Not to Go Digital, That is the Question

Researching, Organization, or Are You Prepared to be Overwhelmed?

Yesterday I worked on one ancestor Wiley Brown, who is the husband on Keziah Gambill, who I posted on Saturday's Story. I went through one index roll and found about 15 deeds for him (and probably her for those following) covering 7 rolls of microfilm. Now I figure if I do a really good job… Continue reading Researching, Organization, or Are You Prepared to be Overwhelmed?

Why Genealogy with an Internet connection can be so…

Productive: Had a problem understanding how a life estate worked. Sent an email to Advanced-Research-L@rootsweb.com and within 24 hours had my answer and a lot of good future research advice from people who know what they are doing. Unproductive: Spent 4 hours reading the ABC Bachelor blog. It was like playing slots in Vegas. You… Continue reading Why Genealogy with an Internet connection can be so…