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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.

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It was a light week for my own postings, having had oral surgery for a wisdom tooth, I was a little too overcome by medication to write anything coherent. However my down time allowed me the opportunity to do a lot of blog reading this week. 

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

From the Archives.......

Online Genealogy Job - Great Opportunity for a Genealogy Blogger - the job has been filled, Congrats Tami Glatz! 

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.

This week I'm adding a blog post I think is outstanding.... Seth really does think outside of the box. I think my genealogy friends would agree we are all a little worried about the future of our libraries and thus librarians. In Seth's Blog, his post  The future of the library ... gives me hope and perhaps a few librarians may sit up and take note.

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

Ancestral Wormhole offers this tip to turn your blogger static pages into pages displaying your pedigree charts in the post Changing the Style of Blogger Static Pages.

Susan at Long Lost Relatives posted a great article using Find A to it fullest potential in  Are You Making Full Use of Find A Grave?  It's been awhile since I've been to Find A Grave. Thanks Susan for reminding us of what a great resource this website has become.

Writing Your Family History – great advice or information on writing your family history
This week’s mention:
I thought some of you who may not be sure just where to start with writing your family history and might find this post helpful. Rachelle Gardner, a literary agent offers  some tips in her post How Do You Learn to Write? at Rants and Ramblings

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

Check out  the Misadventures of a Genealogist  by Cinamon Collins. She has learned her first lesson about organization in her opening post.  

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: 

Check out this interesting recipe  Ã†bleskivers - a Danish pancake balls Shaking Leaves: My Adventures in Genealogy. 
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. Elizabeth at Little Bytes of Life offers her Best Bytes for the week here.

Have a great genealogy week, keep searching and writing!