year : 2017 5 results

Genealogy Sources Part 2: Feby Douglas

I recently discovered the 31 Days to Better Genealogy challenge from Amy Johnson Crow and decided I need some motivation to get moving with my research again. Over the next several weeks, I will be sharing my own progress with this challenge. It will take me longer than 31 days – but you will hear from me a few times a week. Tag along, help me out, and have some fun! Day 2  I'm writing about the questions I asked in Day 1 in two parts: JD Douglas in part 1, and his wife ...

What’s in a Name Part 1: John, Jacob, and JD Douglas

I recently discovered the 31 Days to Better Genealogy challenge from Amy Johnson Crow and decided I need some motivation to get moving with my research again. Over the next several weeks, I will be sharing my own progress with this challenge. It will take me longer than 31 days – but you will hear from me a few times a week. Tag along, help me out, and have some fun! Day 2  Well ... I asked a couple of questions on day 1, so I'm writing about each in separate parts. ...

Setting Genealogy Goals

I recently discovered the 31 Days to Better Genealogy challenge from Amy Johnson Crow and decided I need some motivation to get moving with my research again. Over the next several weeks, I will be sharing my own progress with this challenge. It will take me longer than 31 days - but you will hear from me a few times a week. Tag along, help me out, and have some fun! Day 1 Day one of this challenge reminded me of a fundamental tenant of research: ask a question, set a goal. ...

Food Conversations are Happening at RootsTech 2017

I'm very thankful that the RootsTech 2017 conference is live streaming - and over 100,000 people are watching! Also very thankful that I've had sometime this week to watch the great sessions that are being streamed. I've learned a lot and made some new friends along the way. During the general session on Wednesday morning, FamilySearch President and CEO, Steve Rockwood, talked about food heritage in relationship to genealogy. Now … I cannot adequately describe how excited I was, ...

Food connects our generations, according to Rachael Ray!

I have been off work for a couple weeks recovering from carpal tunnel surgery, and have had more time than usual to watch my favorite morning TV shows. This week in particular, I noticed more food TV personalities sharing memories of the food they ate during their childhood. The Chew aired an entire show about 'grandma's greatest hits', and each host shared a memory of their own childhood. On her morning show, Rachael Ray shared her grandpa's favorite recipe for 'garlic and oil ...