Genealogy Funny – Tip #4

Genealogy Tip 4Happy New Year! May of 2013 marked the launch of Padilly’s Melting Pot, and I am so excited about my plans for 2014! However, in addition to planning the year ahead, I also took time to reflect on my past two years of genealogy research, and what I have learned:  that I’m still a newbie and can’t do this alone! :)

In honor of this self-discovery, I created Genealogy Funny – Tip #4, and have made plans to branch out beyond my solo computer research, which includes joining my local genealogy society, and my favorite find this past month, The Guild of One-Name Studies, affectionately called GOONS by its members. Yes, I am still working on my computer with GOONS, but a site such as this helps you build a one-on-one relationship with the person managing the study.  Two of my family names are being studied on this site, and I have already communicated with those individuals  (who might be distant cousins).  If you have not heard of GOONS, I suggest you check it out. 

Have a great 2014!


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