Just wanted put a little note out there, I am in the process of transferring this domain (www.itowler.com) to a new Registrar. During the transfer, the site may experience some down time.
I hope that the down time is little to none, but in the next 10 days or so, if you are not able to see the site, please be patient, as it is likely a result of the domain transfer. All transfer activities should be complete by 01/26/2020.
So I have to admit, I knew this was coming, but today, Ancestry.com made it official.
As of 24 April 2012, I am officially an Inventor, as declared by the United State Government!
Today is Poem In your Pocket day, a day that has been decreed so by Poets.org. April is National Poetry month, and in honor of that Poets.org has declared that today is poetry in your pocket day. They state:
One of my stated goals this year was to work on improving my source citations in my Family tree. Part of the reason that I find genealogy interesting, is that it is very much about the details.
2012 is a big year for Eagle Scouts, as it is the 100th year of the Eagle Scout award. On Facebook, Linkedin and other Social networking site I have seen quite a bit about Eagle Scouting. In fact the last NESA new letter had an article on the Award. Today I saw this infographic that I thought was pretty cool, so I figured that I would repost it. Long Story short, I am proud to be an Eagle Scout.
A couple of cool facts:
So today is the day, after a 72 year wait the 1940 Census is here. It’s a big day for a lot of genealogists around the country (and perhaps world) because today at 9:00 am the 1940 US Census is made public. It is my understanding that this is the first time that the census is being released on day 1 as digital images. Previous releases were done using microfilm.
Great news for those of us out there that are always on the lookout for new source material. After reading a post over on Dick Eastman’s blog, I learned that the familysearch.org website has announced that they have digitized over 40,000 family history books, and posted them online. Here is what the Familyhistory website has to say: