I stumbled onto this delightful family tree in an old pamphlet promoting Kodak photography. Paint a trellis then glue some string "vines" and paper leaves as frames for family photos. With a little pre-planning you could easily build it with room to add more relatives as you discover them. I knew there was a reason… Continue reading Fun Family Tree
It would be wonderful if our society board members all had the same operating system, applications and level of expertise. It would make collaboration so much easier. Something as simple as distributing an agenda for an upcoming meeting can be a challenge when it is created on the latest and greatest version of Word but… Continue reading Get the Board All On the Same Page
Thanks to the mobile phone, we will leave behind many more photographs than our ancestors could ever image. Not only that, but our photos will automatically include date and place information in the file. With little effort on our part, we can also add even more descriptive information - all embedded in the photo file.… Continue reading Telling Stories with Pictures
WordPress.com has opened all their premium themes to all Jetpack users and WordPress.com users with a Premium or Business account. Sweet!
If you're like me, you probably have family trees in Ancestry, FamilySearch and other platforms (MyHeritage for me). Each have been helpful in finding useful records, but it can be a challenge to organize all this genealogy goodness in one central location. That changed when I moved to MacFamilyTree. The FamilySearch connection makes it easy… Continue reading MacFamilyTree – Awesome Updates
Yesterday I stumbled onto two delightfully creative iOS photo apps from an Australian company called The Lens Lab. Between them you can turn journaling into an eye-catching experience.
It's a funny name, but a fabulous idea. A search engine that searches digital libraries for family history, local history, military history and more to find your ancestors.
If you've been blogging for a while with a self-hosted WordPress site, chances are good you've changed themes once or twice, experimented with a few plugins and done more than a few revisions. These actions often generate a lot of digital trash which is hiding in the corners and behind the "real" stuff. This can… Continue reading Tidy Up Your WordPress Blog With WP-Sweep