Journaling is a great way to capture the “little stories” of your family and your ancestors. Tags make it easy to collect those stories and turn them into any number of creative projects. Here’s a look at tags in one journal app – Day One.
This is one of my favorite photos of my aunt Caroline. It’s iconic Caroline – sunglasses, cigarette and fishing pole. I love the picture but as you can see the photograph leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, I have some amazing apps on my iPad that can turn this photo into a work of…… Continue reading Making Lemonade on the iPad
Are you looking for photos of a place or a period in time? Take a look at The Commons on Flickr. Archives, museums and libraries from all over the world are making historical photos and other interesting graphics available for everyone to see. Even better, most of these images are public domain so you can…… Continue reading Found Ephemera – Flickr Commons
Most of my family history projects could best be described as text-heavy scrapbooks. I want something that will catch their eye and pull them in to read the story. I use the Ulysses writing platform to organize, write and manage my text and I’ve found that Keynote – the presentation software for Mac and iOS -…… Continue reading Creative Keynote – Create a Title Page