Are you thinking about writing a personal history, or want to get back on track on one you've started? Wanting to scan and organize all those old photos, but you're overwhelmed? Now is the time!! Tom and I are teaching a bunch of classes at two events in Utah this month that can help you jump-start a project.Read More
A personal history doesn't have to been long or comprehensive. In this book, our client is refreshingly honest about some of his most meaningful experiences.Read More
This big, beautiful, comprehensive personal history coffee table book, at nearly 400 pages, is one of the largest we've done. While such a large project may not be for everyone, this book gave our client Gordon Johnson plenty of room to show off his stunning photographs along with many interesting stories from a multifaceted career and family life.Read More
"We are all connected." RootsTech is always a good time, but this year it was especially meaningful.Read More
In this video, learn a few tips for downloading, configuring and using Adobe Bridge CC to enter metadata (descriptions, contact information, and keywords) to your digital photos.Read More
Is there anything more frustrating than finding a beautiful old photo among your family history possessions, only to turn it over and find nothing written on the back? Everyone who might know the story behind that photo is already gone, and you are left wondering who these people are and how they fit into your life.
It was easy to write on the back of a print, and yet many people never took the time. But how do you "write on the back" of a digital photo? It's actually not difficult. Taking a few extra seconds to identify a digital photo before you upload or share it can save future generations from the frustration of wondering who you were.Read More
When we first met Jim Morrison at the UGA Family History conference last April, he was interested in having us create a book about his wife's family. We were fascinated as he described some of the history his father-in-law, Robert "Rip" Young, a two-star brigadier general in the US Army.Read More
In February 2016, we launched a Daily Writing Challenge to encourage everyone to begin a daily habit of writing, for at least 15 minutes a day. The goal was to have a collection of stories about your life (or that of a loved one) in rough form by the end of 2016.
If you missed out on the Daily Writing Challenge, here is the self-guided version in a handy free e-book now available for download.Read More
Google Photos has free unlimited storage and some really cool features. But what's the catch? Should I be using it to store and share my family history photos?Read More