Saturday, December 29, 2018

Season's Greetings

Playing Santa, Christmas 2018

Here it is now late December and it's been over 8 months since my last blog post.  The New Year is fast approaching - time when folks begin to make resolutions and talk about the 'new me', etc.  I'm not so sure that with the turning of the calendar you will see much change in me.

I have been remiss in keeping up with this blog, but I don't want to make excuses. It has been an interesting year.  There were a lot of things going on this year that I should have blogged about, besides the usual day-to-day travails of work-life balance.

I've made some interesting new connections through DNA that I plan to blog about soon.  Additionally, I attended the NGS conference this year and have been trying to implement some of the techniques I learned there to become a better researcher.  I'm working (again!) on cleaning up my RootsMagic database and digital file organization.  I want to continue to utilize the 52 Ancestors-type posts to work out research problems and accurately document my family.

We moved to a new house this year.  There have been illnesses, car accidents and other things that life has thrown our way. Yet through it all we've been blessed and are looking forward to the New Year with anticipation.