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Friday, December 5, 2008

Carnival of Genealogy, 61st Edition Is Now Posted!

Once again my schedule did not permit me to join in the fun this go around but I still wanted to give a shout out and kudos to my friend Jasia at Creative Gene for all her good work!  Check out the Carnival of Genealogy - 61st Edition with the topic Traditions!

I am hoping to join in on the next edition and here's the scoop:

"The topic for the next edition of the COG will be: 3 Wishes! This is your chance to write a letter to Genea-Santa*. Make a list of 3 gifts you would like to receive this holiday season from 3 of your ancestors. These have to be material things, not clues to your family history (we're talking gifts here, not miracles!). Do you wish your great grandmother had gifted you a cameo broach? Or maybe you'd like to have the family bible from great great grandpa Joe? How about a baby doll that once belonged to your dear Aunt Sarah? This is a fantasy so you can dream up gift items. They don't have to be actual items that you know your ancestors owned. However, they do have to be historically accurate to the time period in which your ancestor lived. Do your research. No asking for a new computer from your great grand aunt! Genea-Santa wouldn't like that ;-) The deadline for submissions is December 15th.

*Genea-Santa is a non-denominational guy. He's happy to accept lists from members of all faiths and from atheists as well.

Submit your blog article to the next edition of the Carnival of Genealogy using our
carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page."

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