Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for Genealogists

10. Post no more than thirty message-board queries a day.

9. Learn to accept that the 1890 U.S. Census is gone, and isn't coming back.

8. Quit calling the Obituary Department for leads.

7. Interview those relatives most likely to die from bird flu in 2006.

6. Pay off your debts by replacing your laptop with an Etch A Sketch.

5. Go for a daily jog somewhere that doesn't require hurdling tombstones.

4. Read at least one book in which nobody dies of consumption.

3. Stop citing the The Da Vinci Code as a source.

2. Perform one Random Act of Genealogical Kindness for each time you've run over a neighbor's cat.

1. No more transcribing while intoxicated.


You are TOO funny! ;)


You may be right. I'll try to control myself.

BTW, I love your Victorian Sex Machines blog. You are indeed a "decidedly modern lady."

Kelly Doroban

Wow! Difficult ones! 2008 is right around the corner so I'll have to make a decision soon! Love your site. Thanks for the laugh :)

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