Creating Kindle Docs

Create your own Kindle documents to share with family and friends. All you need is a word-processing app that can save in Word format and these simple formatting tips. Kindle’s Personal Document Service will take care of the rest.

genBUZZ News Service Update

Curating a news and information service for the genealogy world is quite fascinating – and often surprising. Here’s an update on the @genBUZZ service with some useful apps for staying on top of genealogy news while enjoying the growing number of great articles coming from our community.

Preparing for Google Reader shutdown

Not sure how you’re going to deal with the demise of Google Reader? Don’t be too concerned – alternatives (good ones!) are already showing up and there will be a lot more coming. In the meantime, here are some steps you can take now to help you move to a different platform: The very first…

Posthaven rises

There’s still a lot of work needed before Posthaven has all the features and functionality of Posterous, but I’m delighted with the progress and look forward to enjoying one of my favorite blog platforms without worrying about it’s future.

Scrapshot – Pirate Gold

This layout was quite a challenge – trying to include a lot of text over a rather busy image. I managed to make it work although I’ll be the first to admit that it won’t make any “best of” lists – mine or anyone else’s. It may not be an ideal layout, but I still like the mood it sets. Perfect for this ghostly story.