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Monday Morning Mentions

Monday Morning Mentions

Monday Morning Mentions at the Armchair Genealogists is an opportunity to reflect on what has been happening at the Armchair Genealogist this past week 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, 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. 

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

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. 

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

Nick Gombash's Genealogy Blog this week offered a post entitled  How to Locate Your Ancestor's Land. Nick tells us how he discover the website of  Earth Point that you can use on Google Earth  to convert a township, range and section into a longitude and latitude.  A cool tool! 

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

This week mention goes to The Book Designer , and it's for all my readers who are just starting to understand all the possibilities twitter can offer you. Check out Your 10 Step Plan To Becoming a Twitter Star. 

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

This week I was very impressed with Genealogy Jack. You got to love the name. Jack brings 15 years of experience as a genealogist, lecturer and author to his blog. Looking forward to some great posts. 

 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: 
This week's pick goes to LineageKeeper Genealogy.  Lee shares a couple of  Grandma's Dessert Recipes including Banana Cake and Chocolate Mousse.
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.

Have a great genealogy week, keep searching and writing!