Well, today is the final day of the Winter Games. It has been fun competing and watching other bloggers compete. One of my highlights has been watching how other bloggers interpret the medal counts. It seems like everyone has a different way of looking at the challenges and rewards. Most people have been rather conservative [...]
Today, I have been able to work on Category 5: Write, Write, Write! I drafted 7 blog posts and pre-published them. The first of these will appear tomorrow. I also recently was featured in the 26 Edition of the Carnival of Central and Eastern European Genealogy. These fulfill tasks B and C of Category 5!
I’ve been able to move up in the standings during the last 2 days. I created a timeline for my paternal grandmother, Maria Startz (also spelled Starcz). It was fun and interesting, and I may employ that tool in the future.
I’ve also created a page for her on Footnote. I’ll be updating it as I [...]
One of the challenges presented in the Geneabloggers Winter Games was to create a timeline using TimeToast. I decided to present the life of my grandmother, Maria Starcz (also spelled Startz). She was handed many tragedies in her life, especially early when her father, brother and sister all died in a short period of time. [...]
I haven’t posted an update in a few days on my participation in the Geneabloggers Winter Games. That is not to say I haven’t been working at the events diligently.
I created a word cloud with Wordle containing several of my ancestral surnames:
I’ve actually been busy writing another program to make things a little easier. [...]
Now that the Opening Ceremonies have been conducted, it is time to get serious about competition in the Geneabloggers 2010 Winter Games! It is a lot of fun to see other bloggers getting excited about these games and advancing their genealogy and blogging in various ways.
My progress so far has been encouraging. Today I scanned [...]
It has been a good day in the Geneablogger Winter Games. I’ve seen many other geneathletes competing all over the Internet. The level of competition has been very high, and there are already many geneabloggers winning medals.
Here is my summary for today:
Event 2: Back up your data – Being a software engineer, I couldn’t just [...]
I am excited to announce that I have signed up for the Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games!
For these games, I have created the following flag, representing my American, Hungarian and Irish roots:
My flag, representing my American, Hungarian, and Irish roots.
I will be competing in the following categories:
2. Back up your data: I will be posting [...]