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New Year’s Resolutions Anyone?

Pile of papers on a desk.I’m not sure but I think those of us “into genealogy” always have resolutions every New Years. Mine always seem to be around the same theme — getting better control of my “genealogy mess”.  This picture hardly gives a real respresentation of what I face. Those are big piles but they are *neat* piles. 🙂

Hard copies from many many different resources. Pictures galore. Scans to be done. Scans done to be labeled. Computer files with names that are not consistent.

Anyone else say — THIS YEAR I RESOLVE TO FIX THIS! 
Stay tuned. Help is coming!

Genealogy & Cleaning a Frig (Update)

Cleaning floors.What on Earth Do These Have to do with Each Other?

Ever had a chore that you just kept putting off. It isn’t that arduous of a job. You just always seem to be able to procrastinate it until later.

That’s me & cleaning out a frig. And that’s me and doing certain things with my genealogy research.

Researchers say they have new clue to Lost Colony

AP released the subject news article late yesterday afternoon. Quoting the beginning of the news article …

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A new look at a 425-year-old map has yielded a tantalizing clue about the fate of the Lost Colony, the settlers who disappeared from North Carolina’s Roanoke Island in the late 16th century.