Cyndi’s List Comes to Colorado

Cyndi Ingle and The Intrepid Sleuth
Mention Cyndi’s List, I’m There! On Saturday, Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List fame presented a whole day of genealogical enrichment at Colorado Genealogical Society‘s sold out spring seminar (which I am informed was really a joint effort between them and their CIG). I don’t know if they lucked into her or if she just always […]
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Death Visits A Genealogist

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Death Slaps Me, Hard For the first time since I’ve become the family genealogist, we had a death in the family. I mean a close death, one that deeply affected those nearest to me. The death was swift, unexpected, and heart-breaking. I suddenly found myself back in my old desert town, surrounded by a large, devastated […]
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RootsTech 2015, Online Genealogy Marketplace Sites Review

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If you attended RootsTech 2015 and you wandered into the Expo Hall past the heavily staffed, glitzy showcases found front and center, you may have noticed a few vendors (GenMarketplace, ancestorcloud, and RootsBid) promoting and demonstrating something you may have never heard of – an “online genealogy marketplace”. Don’t worry your pretty heads, that’s nothing […]
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RootsTech 2015 Review (sorta)

Am back home from attending my first RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City and it was quite a trip. The compound name of it had caught my eye several months ago- “Roots” and “tech”, two of my favorite things, right? I’m an amateur genealogist with a software background. I love researching my family, both online […]
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So, I’m Blogging Now

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This is my first blog. I’m adopting this “Intrepid Sleuth” persona and starting to put my recent adventures into the wonderful realm of genealogy into a blog for a couple of main reasons: To share our family tree and family history discoveries with my peeps and anyone else who might find it interesting. To share […]
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