Saturday, June 10, 2017

GAGs - GeniAus' Gems - 9 June 2017

This week's post is a Saturday Special. As I was involved with family yesterday I didn't not have sufficient time to complete and  publish my post.

It has been a blog-filled week for me. As part of my responsibilities for the GeneabloggersTRIBE I visited over 600 genealogy of the blogs on their Members List. I was struck by the depth and diversity of content I found there in genealogy blogs. It was sad to see so many inactive blogs but it was heartening that, although they are inactive, the stories they tell live on at sites like Blogger and Wordpress.

I also have self-diagnosed Bloggerhoea this week having penned (some scheduled for later) around a dozen posts for the various blogs I curate. I wonder if you sometimes have an attack of this affliction.

In this week's selection I am concentrating on Australian blogs just because I feel like promoting geneablogs from downunder. I am rather fortunate that many of my genimates have blogged this week (was it the chilly weather?).

My first few selections are from libraries' local studies collections. Our libraries downunder do a great job sharing and preserving stories of people and places from the past.

From Sutherland, NSW.
Local History, Local Stories: WWI Field Gun

From Casey/Cardinia, Victoria

Some of my genimates are excited about #Congress_2018. 

Some bloggers have been learning and sharing
And one has returned after taking a sabbatical. Welcome back.

I think a post of mine prompted this post about an atypical Troveite. Isn't that grand

Oops - I've gone over my self imposed limit of a dozen blogs this week just because....I can.


Cassmob (Pauleen) said...

Thanks for the mentions Jill. 600!!! Did you get any sleep?

FamilyFractals said...

Thank you for the mention, Jill. I can't believe you read 600 blogs! Wow! That's commitment!

Michelle Nichols said...

I love these posts Jill ~ fantastic for the time poor, always a fab selection. Keep up the good work and here is your gold ☆


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