I just started to read the latest edition of Peter Calver's free Lost Cousins e-newsletter when I discovered that Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk are offering a free digital copy of Steve Robinson's genealogical mystery novel In the Blood. Mystery novel, genealogy, what's not to love? Robinson is an English writer and amateur genealogist who converted a writing hobby into a full-time career, and In the Blood, … Continue reading the story "What I’m Reading"
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Where have I been since March? Well, I taught two Genealogy 101 classes (with slightly different curricula), spoke at six genealogical society meetings, and co-chaired a conference attended by nearly 200 people. Whew! Now I'm a little more than halfway through an odyssey combining business and pleasure. It started in Madison, Wisconsin, in early May with a visit to the Wisconsin Historical Society's wonderful library and … Continue reading the story "Catching up"
I just completed my registration for Samford University's Institute of Genealogy and Historical Studies in June 2012! This will be my third year at Samford. In my first year, I took Elizabeth Mills' wonderful Advanced Methodology and Evidence Analysis course (known as Course 4). My second year, I took Tom Jones' Writing and Publishing for Genealogists (Course 5), another great course. This year, I'm taking … Continue reading the story "Samford IGHR–English Ancestors"