Friday, February 14, 2020

Back to Basics: Week 6 & 7

 For 2020, I'm getting back to basics for genealogy so that I can focus on my goals of being a BCG certified genealogist and be a genealogist for a living. I'll update where I am (most) Fridays.

Last week (ending 7 Feb) I spent preparing for and going to Scottsdale for a Junior League training, so no genealogy.

Education:
Read intro materials from ProGen and posted introduction
Lots of blog and podcast catch-up

Research:
A bunch on Aaron's family for the CNYGS program I am doing. Think I figured out a female's last name and mother, so that was exciting.

Organization:
Continued the Eichhorn family in Legacy/OneNote/paper binders

Societies:
None

Career:
Working on census program for CNYGS presentation. Changed the family I was using around 1880
Working on Writing Your Research Report as You Research presentation for work genealogy group

Back to Basics: Week 8

For 2020, I'm getting back to basics for genealogy so that I can focus on my goals of being a BCG certified genealogist and be a genealogist for a living. I'll update where I am (most) Fridays.

Education:
ProGen Feedback Assignment
Dissecting Civil War Pension Records: Conferedate & Union by Jill Morelli webinar
Maximizing Time to Write More by Darcie Posz webinar through the APG Writers SIG

Research:
A bunch on Aaron's family for the CNYGS program I am doing.

Organization:
Continued the Eichhorn family in Legacy/OneNote/paper binders

Societies:
Set up meeting for my committee for WYNGS

Career:
Working on census program for CNYGS presentation. Changed the family I was using around 1880
Worked on Genealogy at OCPL presentation for a local library
Presented Writing Your Research Report as You Research presentation for work genealogy group

Back to Basic: July

July went quick! GRIP  went virtual! I attended (most) of the sessions in Documentation and then continued my citation work with my ProGen a...