Monday, November 29, 2010

The Younger Generation

Parents who wonder where the younger generation is going should remember where it came from. (Sam Ewing)

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Ten Commandments of Genealogy - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

Ten Commandments of Genealogy - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:

"In the course of writing this newsletter, I get to see a lot of genealogy information. Most of what I see is on the Web, although some information is in books or in e-mail. Some of what I see is high-quality research. However, much of it is much less than that. Even the shoddiest genealogy work could be so much more if the compiler had simply spent a bit of time thinking about what he or she was doing."

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Who's Your Daddy?

I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. (Abraham Lincoln)

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Place in the Sun

You can't expect to make a place in the sun for yourself if you keep taking refuge under the family tree. (Claude McDonald)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Tracing My Family Tree

Before most people start boasting about their family tree, they usually do a good pruning job. (O.A. Battista)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Remember the Days of Long Ago

Remembering our history can give us strength when we face challenges. Reflections on the generations that have gone before gives us continued inspiration and motivation... (after Tamara Elizabeth Lewis in The Upper Room Disciplines - 2008, 5 November)