2. I've been trying RootsMagic 7 and have felt very frustrated in doing that -- it doesn't sync with Ancestry, when I import the latest GEDCOM the media files don't come with it, I'm confused about the process of checking links with MyHeritage and Family Search -- I confirm a match, but then the information isn't transferred back to RM -- again, you have to do that by hand. I think I'll put that aside for now and come back to it. If you really like RM, please tell me that the learning curve is worth it!
3. I'm eager to finish the story of Joseph Ortmann and his two wives, but I'm waiting for a number of documents to arrive. I've gotten interesting information from the orphanage where Clara and Mabel lived, and I'm waiting for information on Joseph from Palacios, TX. And also an extremely important document from the State of California; I'm crossing my fingers that they will send that one to me (it's pretty sensitive information). So stay tuned for more exciting developments in that story!
Jenny Pansing on Flickr, creative commons license
4. RootsTech! I'm so excited to be leaving next Monday for SLC and the Family History Library. Got my ducks all in a row, and I'm I'm hoping to be there by 2:00 in the afternoon, so I can at least orient myself, before spending two full days on Tuesday and Wednesday. But I have so many things to do before then -- making a list, shopping, packing -- I guess I'd better get cracking on that one! Only six more days before I leave . . .
Have a great genealogy day, everyone --