My ten week hiatus is withering. My family history juices are flowing again. And I'm happy to have had motivators to get me on down the road. During this break I've been energized by consuming my genealogy-related blog feeds. These bloggers/history writers/researchers/distant online buddies have provided many super reads! They have informed and inspired.
Before I tackle that first timeline and research plan, I want to give a
shout out to a few who've given me a boost recently. There are several
bloggers where I consistently look for relevant information, reliable guidance
and/or stimulating topics. Among the long list of fun and helpful genealogists
are Judy Russell at The
Legal Genealogist; Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers; Michael
Neill at Genealogy Tip
Of The Day; Jacqi Stevens at The Family Tapestry, Randy Seaver at GeneaMusings and Lisa
Louise Cooke at Genealogy
Also within that trusty group I recently received a kick-in-the-butt from
three bloggers who seemed to be on a wave length I needed. Their writings
stirred some specific ideas and goals for me. These ladies are: Lisa Alzo, The Accidental Genealogist; Amy
Johnson Crow, and Gena Philibert-Ortega, Gena's Genealogy.
Lisa Alzo is writing during Women's History Month on "Fearless Females." Each one of her
daily posts has brought to mind a lady in my past, such as her stories "Working Girl" and "Tragic Death." Amy Johnson Crow's advice on "How To Build A Genealogy Research Plan" had some timely advice
on building a framework and when not everything goes according to plan
- adjust to conditions. She also raised my awareness to a couple of
issues in "1 Reason You’re Not Seeing the Red Flags in Your
Genealogy." The other source of inspiration comes from Gena's Tips for
Women's History Month 2016. For instance, Tip #11 Phone A Friend, where she reminds us to pool our
collective knowledge when we get stuck. It's something I'm reminding myself -
Use the resources I have in organizations, social media and friends. Who can
help me to brainstorm or make suggestions?
I am grateful to all of the generous genealogists out there who share
their knowledge, opinions and discoveries. If there is a way I can help
others by sharing my research or resources, I am happy to do that. Now, it's
time for me to get on down that road.........
Thanks for visiting Indiana
Note: If you don't see the hyperlinks to the above websites, pass your cursor over the titles to see those links. I'll have to work on this glitch!
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