Friday, April 2, 2010

Follow Friday: Random Notes

Happy blogoversary to:

Leah Kleylein at Random Notes, which is the blog I'd like to feature this week. Leah is a witty and erudite writer on many subjects and is always good for inspiring a laugh or forcing you to think. Full confession – we seem to share a lot of interests and opinions (see “Lament for the Movie Credit,” “Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” “I Cook with Wine. Sometimes I even Add it to the Food,” and “My Brain Hurts,” just to name a few) so her posts often evoke a memory, a sympathetic response, or a feeling of something familiar to me. If you need a laugh, want to see a picture that will bring a smile, or just get some good research ideas, check out Random Notes.

Be sure to catch Betty's wonderful story of a lifelong friendship - "Fearless Females/Sentimental Sunday: My Mother’s Best Friend” at Betty’s Boneyard Genealogy Blog.

This week Family Tree Gal has a thought-provoking post on being a good neighbor, “Talk About It Tuesday: Living Into Loneliness.” And there is an encouraging follow-up here.

John at TransylvanianDutch Genealogy & Family History (re)posted an important reminder in “PSA: Genealogy Can Save Your Life: 2010.”

Julie Cahill Tarr at Genblog reminds us that "A Book Index Isn't Always Enough" and backs up her assertion with a very convincing graph!

Excellent tech hints this week at:

Apple's Tree“Blogging Tip – Let Me Contact You!” - on making sure contact information is easy to find on your blog, with several different options described. Which reminds me, I need to think about adding the Contact button back to my blog.
(BTW - Prayers and heartfelt wishes for the recovery of Apple's mother.)

Geneabloggers - "Make Your Blog Print Friendly" - on adding a button that will make it possible to print just the blog post.

This week I started following these blogs:

Hearts and Bones
High-Definition Genealogy
Musings of MidwestAncesTree

Thank you to Lori of Genealogy and Me for the "Ancestor Approved Award"!

I have enjoyed reading many blogs this week, but have been preparing for Easter instead of focusing on research, so there will be no Newsletter this week.

7 comments:

  1. One too many http://
    in your blog links

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  2. Thanks, Randy. I have corrected the mistake.

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  3. Lots of good sites, Greta. THANKS!


    Bill ;-)

    http://drbilltellsancestorstories.blogspot.com/
    Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
    http://thehomeplaceseries.blogspot.com/

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  4. Thanks, Greta, for recognizing my blogpost, My Mother's Best Friend". I enjoyed the other links as well!

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  5. Thank you, Dr. Bill, Michelle, and Betty for dropping by, and thank you, Michelle, for the award!

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  6. Greta!!! You are too sweet to mention me, thank you so much! I'm so sorry it took me so long to comment, I'm SO behind on my blog reading and I always save yours because I know I'll want to read every word! :-) Thanks again!!!

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