Monthly Archives: November 2011

Putting your Information into Evernote Part 2 – Web images

In the last post I explained how to save content from web pages into Evernote.  In this post I will add one more way, and that is by importing images.  In genealogy this will mainly apply to scanned documents.  The … Continue reading

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Putting your Information into Evernote Part 1: Saving Web Pages

Earlier I wrote about the advantages of using Evernote for your genealogical information.  I’d now like to discuss different ways to get your information into Evernote.  I’ll be describing a lot of different methods over several posts, but don’t worry … Continue reading

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Using Evernote for Genealogy

Evernote is one of my favorite programs of any type, and it is a big help in genealogy.  It makes it easy to store information and to find it again later on.  It is especially helpful in a research-oriented field … Continue reading

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8 Questions to Ask Your Aging Parent

8 Questions to Ask Your Aging Parent. This linked posting from the excellent Lifehack blog gives a good list of questions to ask your parents to learn more about your family background, your parents, and even yourself.  The first question, … Continue reading

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We Still Live Here – As Nutayunean | Reviving the Wampanoag Language | Independent Lens | PBS

We Still Live Here – As Nutayunean | Reviving the Wampanoag Language | Independent Lens | PBS. I’m going to stretch away from genealogy a bit for this one.  Today I watched the documentary movie “We Still Live Here”, a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Who Do You Think You Are?

I like watching Who Do You Think You Are.  I’ve heard grumbling about how the show misrepresents genealogy, but I think this view is overly critical.  While the show does not show the hours spent hunting through records and sometimes … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com Beta Image Viewer now available

Beta Image Viewer now available. Finally, the Ancestry Image viewer is back.  I haven’t been able to use it since Firefox started its version number binge, so it is good to have it back and to have things like the … Continue reading

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Why Genealogy?

I’m going to start out my new blog by asking: Why genealogy?  Why do I spend so much time on it?  After all, most of the people I am researching are long gone, and the farther back I go their … Continue reading

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