Happy Blogiversary To Me!

Today my genealogy blog is 5 years old.

Wow! My first post on the blog was not lengthy, but in it, I hypothesized that I’d use this blog to “document what I learn as I research my family’s genealogy.”  That has certainly turned out to be the case too.  While I initially was not sure I needed to start another blog,  since I’d already maintained a personal website for 6 years,  it was a wise decision.  Not everyone shares my obsession :-)

After that initial post, a few weeks went by before I posted again, but those early weeks had me absolutely hooked into genealogy.  I ordered many certificates, joined Ancestry, connected with family members, and also started reading other genealogy blogs.  One of the first bloggers I interacted with, Nita, is no longer blogging about her family genealogy it seems, but we shared the Koonce surname among our family trees.

In the past 5 years I have continued to blog about my family tree, but have expanded to trees of my friends and postings on various aspects in the geneasphere that capture my interest – namely, genealogy 2.0, technology, and in accordance with my information science background – information resources.

Here’s to many more years of geneablogging!

One thought on “Happy Blogiversary To Me!

  1. Congrats on the blogger-versary! You’ve got a unique voice in the genea-blogging community. Definitely the most tech-savvy genea-blogger I’ve come across. Keep up the good work!

    Michael

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