Hound on the Hunt Weekly Post
Genealogy & DNA Treasures
I’m Creating A Book With My Dad’s Stories
I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but I got my dad to create some recordings of his stories several years ago. I think the stories I heard around the dinner table from my dad …
Were They On A Break?
If you’ve watched “Friends,” then you’ll remember Ross’s famous line; “We were on a break.” …. So far in my genealogy and DNA, I haven’t found …
Downsizing In A Pandemic
Recently I decided I needed to do some spring cleaning. A few weeks ago, I was spring cleaning my computer, but why not continue in my home? There are all sorts of books on how you go about doing t…
Spring Cleaning Your Genealogy & Computer
This past Saturday, was the first day of spring, and it reminded me of when I was a kid and the family had a cabin at Lac La Nonne. My parents purchased the cabin in 1962, and it was a meeting plac…
WikiTree Challenge Lucky Week 13
(I’m going to be the guest on Week 13 of the Wikitree Challenge and I’m feeling lucky. ) If you haven’t heard about the WikiTree Challenge, let me tell you a little bit about it.
Are You Suffering From RootsTech Connect Fatigue?
If you were like me then you were one of over 1 million people from around the world who took part in the first virtual RootsTech Connect. There were over 226 countries participating and over 1000 …
FREE DNA Correspondence Tracker
One of the things that I've found really useful for tracking my DNA matches is my DNA Correspondence Tracker. I know we all think we'll remember what we said to who at all the DNA sites but just in case you might find this download handy. It's not fancy but it's FREE and as a Bonus, there is a tab for tracking your ge
Theory of Family Relativity™ Update – Could It Help Your Family Tree?
If you haven’t checked your MyHeritage DNA lately, then you might find a pleasant surprise because there has been an update to your Theory of Family Relativity.
Do You Have New AncestryDNA Communities?
If you have ties in your genealogy to Germanic Europe or to New England, Mid-Atlantic, or Midwest, USA, then you’ll want to check out the update that took place to the AncestryDNA® Communitie…
Saving My Genealogy FOREVER
As genealogists, we are all trying to preserve the memory of our ancestors. Many of us work long hours; on our trees, watching webinars, taking classes, taking road trips when we can, reading books…
Tonight we say goodbye to 2020 and HELLO 2021. I'm committing to getting my digital legacy under control in 2021, and I know that might be your plan as well. But it's just a wish if you don't have a plan. Here are some suggestions that may help you with your plan.
2021 – A Brand New Year
How many years have you made resolutions, and then three weeks into the year, they are long forgotten? I’ve done it a few times, that’s for sure. So this year, I’m not making reso…