23 Things on a Stick – Thing 18

We’re heading over to the YouTubes with Thing 18 of 23 Things on a Stick. As you can tell by the way I’ve pluralized YouTube (like President Bush pluralized the internets), I’ve had some experience with the site. Much of my experience comes from my children and my husband saying,…

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23 Things on a Stick – Thing 15

The deadline (April 16) for finishing all the Things is rapidly approaching, so we have to get on the stick.  Part of the problem with getting through the Things quickly is our phone internet connection at work.  It is obvious that most Web 2.0 stuff was created for high-speed internet.…

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Looking For a "Long Lost" Relative?

In 1999 I was hired to work on Mondays. Around 2000-2001 I was asked to work on Saturdays specifically to index the “Probate Files”. Many people have worked on this project before me, starting with File #1 dated 1862. I picked up with File #2379 dated 1919. About four years…

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April's Map of the Month

I’ll resist the urge to play an April Fool’s Day joke on you – tempting though it may be.  Now that it’s April, it’s time for a new Map of the Month.  Currently on display for your viewing pleasure is a 1911 map of the State of Minnesota.  It was…

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