Visiting the Family History Library in Salt Lake City

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit the Family History Library in Salt Lake City while I was there for an institute and board meeting. What a special place. I can't believe how many people I met, all so generous and wonderful. I had never met any of them in person before but I had known many of them online for several years (or several decades, as in the case of Cyndi Ingles of Cyndi's List) so it felt more like a high school reunion than a first meeting. And what a fun reunion it was, … [Read more...]

Off to Salt Lake City

Happy New Year everybody! I'll be starting the year with a great bang, since I will be heading off to Salt Lake City later this week to attend the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. I will be taking part in the Advance Evidence Practicum, a hands-on training in solving the hardest puzzles. I will also be attending the Board meeting of the Association of Professional Genealogists and doing some research for my portfolio for the Board for Certification of Genealogists. I'll be flying in on 7 … [Read more...]