LITTLE BYTES OF LIFEGenealogy, Technology, & Stuff I Like
The bell will be ringing soon on the September edition of the Genealogy Blog Party!
You have until midnight on September 28, 2016, to add your lesson plans to the September collection. Joining the party is easy: visit this link to enter your post information. Entries are moderated to prevent spam, so please be patient.
Don’t forget to visit the posts of at least three other party goers and leave a comment. You can also hover over any of the tiles to easily share posts on social media. Sharing is caring!
Voting will commence on September 29, and end at midnight on September 30. Bloggers, don’t forget to tell your friends and family to cast their votes – good luck! 😀
Other stuff I wrote:
I’m back with 10 Things, including Viking cats, three DNA mysteries solved, a Gold Star Mother from WWII, and yes, you can go home again!read more
This weekend, I am here at the New York State Family History Conference in Syracuse, New York. If you are here too, please stop by and visit me at the Evidentia booth! 🙂 ...read more
Genealogy School is in session, and it’s YOUR turn to be the teacher. Time to write your lesson plans: what do your students need to learn this year?read more
The top vote-getter for August’s Genealogy Blog Party shared some wonderful resources for adding social history to your family history stories. Find out who and what these were in this post.read more
Sometimes, late at night, when no one is looking, I throw caution to the wind and randomly search for stuff on Google. Here’s why you should, too.read more
Is there a special website, software, book, or other genealogy resource that has helped you with your research? Pack it in your picnic basket and bring it along to our Genealogy Blog Potluck Picnic!read more
Which #Genealogy Blog Pool Party post received the most votes? And who got a special award for being awesome? Find out here!read more
Mr. James M. Powell Taylor gets pushed into the blog party pool, thanks to his possible descendant, Annelies Mouring.read more
Have you been waiting impatiently for the Scrivener writing software to come to your iOS device? Well, wait no more – you can find it in the Apple App Store!read more
What does a goofy Animal Ancestry website, FamilySearch Indexing, a 220 year-old family Bible, and hand-made kilts have in common? Nothing, except that fact that I liked them!read more
Do you have an ancestor who named all of his children John or Mary SMITH? Moved away and left no trace? Went missing whenever the census taker showed up? Bring him or her to the July Genealogy Blog POOL Party, and push him in the pool!read more
Good news for California historians and researchers: a new partnership between the California State Archives and the Google Cultural Institute has been announced. This will allow for digitization of the Archives, making them accessible to all.read more
Why, yes, you CAN use a post you wrote before the GBP theme was announced…and other bits of news about the #Genealogy Blog Party.read more
Which of your ancestors deserves to sit on the Iron Throne? Tell us about your “strongest” ancestor for this month’s Genealogy Blog Party!read more
In this week’s #Take5Tech: Get wordy (and use pics) on Twitter, Periscope saves by default now, no more goofy passwords (shame on you), Flipboard gets G+ support, and Facebook is watching (even if you’re not)!read more