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Monday Morning Mentions



Monday Morning Mentions is an opportunity to reflect on what has been happening at the Armchair Genealogist this past week over my morning cappuccino and give a nod to some of my peers who captured my attention in the blogging community.


If you want to see what ranked in my Google Reader this week click, The Armchair Genealogist's Google Reader Highlights 

You can also find me on Facebook. Stop by and leave a message. I often will link some great finds there as well. 

You can also follow me on twitter at @LynnPal or my twitter paper The Armchair Genealogist Journal. 

At the Armchair Genealogist this week, posts included the following: 



Last week I took a break from posting and enjoyed a lovely week in Montreal, Quebec with my family. We enjoyed the rich culture  of  this beautiful city and took in the  history of this city where  many of my ancestors passed through. 

Recent  Posts include: 



Each week I’m choosing four blogs that deserve a shout out, they will be in the form of 4 categories, Internet Genealogy, Family History Writing, a New Blog and a blog that posted a great old-fashioned family recipe. OK some weeks I choose more than 4 just because it to hard to pick just one, and it's my blog so I can change the rules. 

Internet Genealogy – a great genealogy or internet tip that will benefit any armchair genealogist
This week’s mention:

As Internet genealogists we find an abundant amount of records online. Michael Hait wrote a wonderful blog post this week, Five Things you have to know about every record at Planting the Seeds.  A great reminder for many of us and great information for the beginner. 


Writing Your Family History – great advice or information on writing your family history
This week’s mention:

How to Sell to Libraries - Top 10 Strategies for Independent Authors and Publishers. I thought this article would particularly interest genealogists who have books to sell. There is some great information here for those of us that don't understand how a book gets on a library shelf. You can read it at Marketing Tips by Dana Lynn Smith.  

New Genealogy Blog – we will tip our hat to a newcomer who impresses us right out of the box
This week’s mention:  

I am really enjoying reading 1 Ancestry 2 Little Time. This blog has a great writing style and I'm looking forward to reading more.  


Family Recipe - a blog that makes us want to eat, and offers up a great old-fashioned family recipe to share on Family Recipe Friday.
This week's mention: 


I can't resist a good pasta recipe, so I need to share Pesto with a Fresh Twist, by Aquamarinsteph. Stephanie draws on her grandmother's green thumb with this seasonal recipe. 


You can find more newcomers at Thomas' list of New Genealogy Blogs at Geneabloggers.  


For other great reads, Randy at Genea-Musings offers the Best of the Genea-Blogs. 


 Greta does a great job at Greta’s Genealogy Bog, she offers the Follow Friday Newsletter each week, click here for this week’s edition


Stop by the Week in Review by John at Transylvanian Dutch for another great round-up. 

Have a great genealogy week, keep researching and writing!

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