I’m a RootsTech 2020 Ambassador – And Other RootsTech News

UPDATE: Early bird pricing has been extended until Monday, October 14th. You won’t see pricing this low again. Register as soon as possible. See you in February 2020!!! I am excited to announce that I have been selected to be a RootsTech 2020 Ambassador.  This is a wonderful opportunity for me to be able to…

My 100th Blog Post

It’s really hard to believe that this is my 100th blog post.  I remember my husband set up my blog page in September 2016, but I didn’t write my first post until January 4, 2017.  I had been researching for about five years and had my sights on publishing a book about my research someday. …

Guest Blogger

I had the great opportunity to be a guest blogger for the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS).  Click HERE to read it.    

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 22 – At the Cemetery

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about. I write in…

RootsTech 2019 – Day 4 Recap

Going into the last day of RootsTech I knew I wanted to finalize what I wanted to purchase at the expo hall, and I had two sessions that I wanted to attend.  Today was a short day.  The last session was at 3pm and the expo hall closed at 2pm.  Not to mention I wanted…

RootsTech 2019 – Day 2 Recap

Last night I was able to go through the schedule and pick out the sessions I wanted to attend.  We got to the convention center around 9am again today.  Yesterday was a day of me getting used to the convention center.  I have stated before that I am directionally challenged and get lost easily.  But…

12 Days of My Family – Day 12

This is my foundation.  The people in this photo have been with me for all of my milestones including my own birth.  These are the people that root for me, pick me up, dust me off, and send me back out into the world stronger than I was before.  I didn’t pick them to be…

My Genealogy Podcast is Back!!!!!

If you have been following my blog for some time now, then you know that I also have a genealogy podcast that I started last year.  It was something that my husband encouraged me to do so that I would get more comfortable talking about this journey.  But it has been on hiatus for about…