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Today’s Tip: Consider paying it forward, it’ll pay you back! The idea of Paying It Forward, made famous in the 2000 Kevin Spacey movie, is one I really like.  Toda[...]
Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like …… genealogy! If you were around in the 1970’s, you might remember a comedy troupe, The Firesign Theater.  [...]
Today’s Tip:  Speak appropriately for your listener …. and remember to alter your language for your audience to get them engaged! Enate, Agnate, Genealogy, proof c[...]
Today’s Tip is simple once again:  Strike while the iron is hot and keep a HOT LIST! As a matter of fact, I now keep my HOT LIST on my desk.  This is a list of the [...]
I really try and avoid desk-top clutter, but today’s tip is printed out on a little 3×5 card and Ihave it taped up at the front of my desk.  I need to be reminded o[...]
Today’s Tip is super simple:  BE BOLD! As a fundraiser, I grew some very thick skin.  When you spend your life asking for other people’s money, you have to le[...]
Today’s Tip:  Don’t forget the County Recorders Office! While not everyone purchases real estate, a lot of our ancestors did.  So don’t forget to check [...]
Today’s Tip is: Collaborate! In just a couple hours from now my daughter and my sister-in-law will be meeting in another country with a second cousin. This cousin is the last[...]
Pardon my rant, but here goes for a bit.Rant mode ON:Lately I have seen an alarming number of genealogy blogs, newsletters, websites, etc. encouraging the establishment of more and[...]
Today’s Tip is for those of you with ancestors in the Cleveland, Ohio area and who need help with a marriage issue. There are two sites that when you work them in combination[...]