Friday, December 22, 2017

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2017

For the sixth consecutive year I am asking you to reflect on your geneayear - does that make this a tradition?

Once you have enjoyed your seasonal festivities take some time to reflect on the past year and rejoice in your successes.
 
Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2016

I invite you to take part in this activity by responding to the following statements/questions in a blog post. Write as much or as little as you want or answer just a few questions.


Once you have done so please share your post's link in a comment on this post or to me via email to Jillballau@gmail.com. I will, in January, compile a list of links to your contributions here on this blog.

Remember to Accentuate the Positive 

(Please delete the items that are not relevant to your situation.)

1.  An elusive ancestor I found was

2.  A great newspaper article I found was

3.  A geneajourney I took was

4.  An important record I found was

5.  A newly found family member shared

6.  A geneasurprise I received was

7.   My 2017 blog post that I was particularly proud of was

8.   I made a new genimate who

9.  A new piece of technology I mastered was

10. I joined

11. A genealogy event from which I learnt something new was

12. 
A blog post that taught me something new was


13. A DNA discovery I made was

14. I taught a genimate how to

15. A brick wall I demolished was 

16. A great site I visited was

17. A new genealogy/history book I enjoyed was

18. It was exciting to finally meet

19. I am excited for 2018 because

20. Another positive I would like to share is ...

19 comments:

Alona Tester said...

I love this geneameme, so count me in.

Linda Stufflebean said...

I'll be working on my answers, too. Thanks, Jill.

Alex Daw said...

And done!

Linda Stufflebean said...

Here is my 2017 contribution: https://emptybranchesonthefamilytree.com/2017/12/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2017/

Jane Taubman said...

Here is mine:
http://www.taubman.org.uk/family/wp/2017/12/27/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2017/

A bit short, but at least I had done some research this year.

Lilian Magill said...

Hi Jill, Here is mine. Thanks for the reminder, Lilian

http://researchbylily.blogspot.com.au/2017/12/accentuate-positive.html

Alex Daw said...

Here's mine everyone
https://familytreefrog.blogspot.com.au/2017/12/accentuate-positive-geneameme-2017.html

Laura Mattingly said...

What a great idea! I've written one for this - https://oldtrunkintheattic.blogspot.com/2017/12/2017-year-in-review-accentuate-positive.html
Thank you!

Elizabeth Handler said...

Here is mine: https://frommainetokentucky.blogspot.com/2017/12/accentuate-positive-geneameme-for-2017.html

Alona Tester said...

I finally got my post done Jill https://www.lonetester.com/2017/12/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2017/

Shauna Hicks said...

Working on my post and hoping to have it done in the next day or so. Thanks Jill

Anne Young said...

A great way to start the year by looking back on the progress last year https://ayfamilyhistory.com/2018/01/02/start-2018-by-accentuating-the-positive/

Julie Goucher said...

I have taken part Jill - https://anglersrestblog.wordpress.com/2018/01/02/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2017/

Happy New Year!

Shauna Hicks said...

Here is the link to my post http://www.shaunahicks.com.au/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2017/ thanks Jill

Crissouli said...

I have included one or some of your blogs in INTERESTING BLOGS in FRIDAY FOSSICKING at

https://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com/2018/01/friday-fossicking-5th-january-2018.html
Thank you, Chris

Jeanne Bryan Insalaco said...

Jill, I'm posting my blog post here. I so enjoyed doing this and will definitely participate next year.

https://everyonehasafamilystorytotell.wordpress.com/2018/01/04/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2017/

Ann Marie Bryant said...

Hi I found your site through a fellow blogger, and I loved her year-end review and decided to complete one too.

https://talesofafamily.blog/2018/01/05/12637/#more-12637

Patsy Daly said...

I thought I had done very little in 2017 - it has all been preparation for 2018!
https://www.patsyspaddocks.com/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2017/

Jill Ball said...

Thanks all for your contributions - what an amazing year I will be posting a compilation on January 17 Australian time

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