30 x 30 Challenge Results

At the beginning of November, I decided to do a 30 x 30 challenge. Research for 30 minutes every day for 30 days. You can read more about the 30 x 30 challenge at Organize Your Family History. Well I started off strong with being focused in my research and answering specific questions and working onContinue reading “30 x 30 Challenge Results”

‘Twas the day before Thanksgiving

Twas the day before Thanksgiving and I have been focusing on family and the blessings of life as is the norm this time of year. I am thinking of those who came before and those who may come after. I am feeling incredibly blessed for all that I have. There have been several of thoseContinue reading “‘Twas the day before Thanksgiving”

Linking them all together

So I have been working on my Grandma’s family. I have several patriots in my Grandpa’s line. I joined the DAR through his lines and all my supplemental patriots come through my grandpa. My Mom would love to have a supplemental patriot through her mom’s family. Most of our Stewart lines are dead ends orContinue reading “Linking them all together”

Thank you 30 x 30 challenge…

So far the 30 x 30 challenge has been great for my research. It is forcing me to be deliberate in my research and not fall down many rabbit holes. Progress report – Day 2 I focused on Neil Osborne, Bergetti’s husband and made a similar timeline for him but it did not reveal anyContinue reading “Thank you 30 x 30 challenge…”

Bergetti Netland Osborne (30 x 30 Day 1)

Yesterday was day 1 of my 30 x 30 challenge and let’s just say it raised more questions. I decided to start with my husband’s 2X Great-Grandmother, Bergetti Netland Osborne. Gerard’s Norwegian Great-Great Grandparents call me and when they are speaking you need to listen to those voices. You need to tell the story. IContinue reading “Bergetti Netland Osborne (30 x 30 Day 1)”

Day 1 of the 30 x 30 challenge

Today starts the day of my 30 x 30 genealogy challenge of researching 30 minutes a day for 30 days. This concept belongs to Jane Adams of Organize Your Family History. For my 30 x 30 challenge to be successful, I had to come up with some goals and ideas of lines I wanted to research.Continue reading “Day 1 of the 30 x 30 challenge”

Some of my Favorite Podcasts

I love podcasts. I find them a great source of personal development. It fills the time when I am driving back and forth to work or while waiting for the kids to get out of activities. I became addicted to podcasts when I first started as a Beachbody Coach and my tastes have evolved overContinue reading “Some of my Favorite Podcasts”

Decoding those leaves…

  We all know about those shaky leaves on ancestry. See these leaves here they sit for a long time. These in particular because they deal with Irish Ancestry. I you look you will see a lot of Peter, Marys and Bridgets. They give me a headache after a while. Decoding a leaf for meContinue reading “Decoding those leaves…”

Happy Birthday Grandma!

Today is my Grandma’s Birthday. She would of been 96 years old.  I wish she was still here every day. She was such a strong woman. Grandma introduced me into my love of family history. I can’t listen to Kiss an Angel Good Morning by Charley Pride without thinking of her and smiling. You wereContinue reading “Happy Birthday Grandma!”