Monday, December 30, 2019

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2019

Once again I am asking you to reflect on your geneayear. I ran a version of this meme each year between 2012 and 2017 but somehow forgot to post it last year. 
I am back again asking you to take some time to reflect on the past year and rejoice in your successes.

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2019

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 and complete as many statements as you wish. If you wish to take part and don't have a blog email me your responses and I will post them here on the GeniAus blog.

Once you have done so please share your post's link in a comment on this post or to me via email to 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.  I locate an important record

5.  A newly found family member shared

6.  A geneasurprise I received was

7.   My 2019 social media post that I was particularly proud of was

8.   I made a new genimate who

9.  A new piece of technology or skill I mastered was

10. I joined

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

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 2020 because

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


Alex Daw said...

Here you go dear Jill

GeniAus said...

Thanks Alex. You have been a busy girl.

Bribie Family History Association said...

Here is mine Jill

Linda Stufflebean said...

Jill, Thank you for reviving Accentuate the Positive and Happy New Year to you and your family. Here are my answers:

M. Diane Rogers said...

Happy New Year, Jill! Here is my contribution. Diane

M. Diane Rogers said...

Oops, the link disappeared!

Megan Franklin said...

Hi Jill, I'm new to this but thought it was a great challenge. Here is my post:

Megan Franklin said...

Should have added the link to my site when I added my name. This is all a good learning experience!

Samantha John said...

Hi Jill, Here is mine!

Janelle Collins said...
Hi Jill, here's my contribution xx

Cassmob (Pauleen) said...

Here's mine Jill. Thanks for getting us to think positively about what we've achieved.

GeniAus said...

Thanks all for your contributions - I will leave it for a few more days before I publish the compilation. I am impressed that there is representation from several countries and from new and old genimates.

Harrison said...

Here’s my answers Jill. It was an interesting way to reflect on the previous year.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Jill, it was a great opportunity to look at last year's positives. My blog is

GenieJen said...

Sorry, I didn't mean to send an anonymous comment. Blame the heat.

GeniAus said...

Thanks Jen.

Seeds to Tree said...

This geneameme is awesome. Here are my answers - better late than never!


The Janeologist said...

Great challenge Jill. My reflections are here:

Lois Willis said...

I finally decided to do this after Randy Seaver suggested it as his Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge this week.

KerrieAnne Christian said...

Finally done - my post on Accentuate the Positive 2019 - thanks for the prompt to reflect on 2019

GeniAus said...

Thanks all - I have hopefully added all the responses I know about now.


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