Tag Archives: research

Genealogy work is real work.

I’m sorry I’ve been away from my blog for awhile. It’s been tough trying to maintain my household, 2 part time jobs (that I need because my genealogy work isn’t paying the bills) and surviving the job of being mom … Continue reading

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Private Client Work

Private Client Work-Good and Bad   For many years, the only kind of genealogical work I wanted to do was private client work. That’s where I’m hired by an individual to research a specific question they haveĀ about their family history, … Continue reading

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How do you make money with genealogy?

Aspects of Genealogy You can make money working as a family historian or a professional genealogist. There are many different ways to earn some money doing what you love. Granted, from my experience, there are not a lot of genealogists … Continue reading

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Today is my anniversary!

It’s been 32 years! 1984….that can’t be true!     Wow, how does this happen? How do decades go by and children grow up and yet we still feel the same? My interest in genealogy began shorty before we married. … Continue reading

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I never tire of this!

I’m a genealogical nerd in a big way! How do you explain the fact that I get up, grab a coffee and start researching the minute I wake up- even when I’m not working with a client! I just research….constantly. … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames V

No V Surname either! So let’s talk about taking a vacation. Yes, a vacation! Who hasn’t dreamed of travelling to their ancestral home? For me it was Italy and the fact that I still have relatives who live there. Since … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames U

Ā  There is no U surname in my tree…. Therefore, I will do what I did for the O surname that I don’t have either. I’m going to talk about UNDERSTANDING SOMETIMES INFORMATION CAN”T BE FOUND. This is a hard … Continue reading

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When a genealogist has adopted children

  I have been married for 32 years. I have a wonderful life. I have been obsessed with genealogy since I was 24 years old. It was all of a sudden very important for me to find out who my … Continue reading

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