2016: A Year of Crossing Things Off My To-Do List

For those of you who don't know me very well, I'm a bit of an over-achiever. I like that feeling of saying, "YES" to new experiences and helping others accomplish things. The problem with this? Well it sure doesn't leave much breathing room for life. So 2016 became the year of me crossing things off … Continue reading 2016: A Year of Crossing Things Off My To-Do List


My First Periscope: All About Genealogy Education

Yesterday I finally got up the nerve to broadcast my first Periscope!  It's funny how long it takes to get the background cleaned up, angle for the phone just right, and your topic organized.  It's all fun once you get broadcasting, but the prep was a bit much. You see I am a bit of a … Continue reading My First Periscope: All About Genealogy Education

Counting Down to FGS/RootsTech

I can hardly believe that in one month I'll be presenting at my first National Genealogy Conference!  I am very excited for this wonderful opportunity to see old and new friends from all around the world. I can't decide if I'm more excited about speaking at this level or finally getting the chance to be in Salt Lake … Continue reading Counting Down to FGS/RootsTech

2012 Goals and Progress Made

Here it is October and I've not checked on my goals since June! General Genealogy Goals Education 1.  Attend the Ohio Genealogical Conference in Cleveland, Ohio (April 12-14).  I decided not to attend this year.  2.  Attend the National Family History Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio (May 9-12).  Yes, I was able to go!  It was a fun experience and I’m … Continue reading 2012 Goals and Progress Made

Genealogy Education “On the Cheap”

If you are anything like me, you look for those opportunities to get the most bang for your buck.  The mainstream airing of "Who Do You Think You Are" on network television and "Finding Your Roots" on PBS has resulted in a boom of interest in genealogy by people of all ages.  This also means … Continue reading Genealogy Education “On the Cheap”