Friday, December 31, 2010

Follow Friday - 2010 Favorite Posts

Vintage clip art - Children with Cupid, courtesy The Graphics Fairy
On this last day of 2010 I am taking a trip down memory lane in search of my favorite posts. Some were educational, some entertaining, and some very touching. Hope you enjoy these entries as much as I have and looking forward to another year of genealogy blogging!

January 2010 - (two series postings) :

1). 52 Weeks of Online American Digital Archives and Databases: Alabama (this is the first post in a weekly series of Online American Digital Archives and Databases found for free at state, county, municipal, college and university history, library, and archive websites, as well as public and private library and museum sites, and historical and genealogical society sites) by AnceStories: The Stories of My Ancestors

2).12 Months of Finding Ancestors by Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

February 2010 - Shades of the Departed Magazine

March 2010- Carnival of African-American Genealogy: Restore My Name by Echoes of My Nola Past
April 2010 - Tombstone Tuesday, Skagway, Alaska by Nutfield Genealogy

May 2010 - My names Top 100 Genealogy Sites by The Armchair Genealogist

June 2010 - Sojourn in Slovakia (beginning of travelogue) by The Accidental Genealogist

July 2010 - Genealogy 101 - Fueling Your Passion with Podcasts by Long Lost Relatives

August 2010 - Where do genealogists meet on the Internet? by Roots & Rambles
September 2010 - Confession: I Hired a Genealogy Psychic by Clue Wagon

October 2010 - I Once Was The Great Pumpkin by footnoteMaven

November 2010 -

1). Veterans Day 2010: I Remember Kenny by Destination: Austin Family

December 2010 -
1). My Host, Tom D by Family Epic
3). Advent Calendar - Vintage Christmas Cards (post from my blog, which was a delight to compose).
Here are several blogs that have weekly picks:

Lastly, looking forward to the genealogy challenge still under wraps at The We Tree Genealogy Blog.
Happy New Years Eve & Follow Friday! May next year bring genealogy adventures to your life!


  1. Thanks for the mention of!

  2. Thanks for mentioning my photos of the old pioneer graveyard at Skagway, Alaska! I almost didn't post that one, but it was so unusual that I couldn't pass it up.

  3. Susan - You are very welcome. I love reading your post. Learn something new every time.

    Heather - You too are one of my favorites to read to gain knowledge and be entertained. I love the picture of those stones. You can almost feel the aura of those old pioneers coming from the photograph!

  4. How did I miss so many of these posts? I must not get around much. Thanks for posting these. I'll take a look.