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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ready or not!

Monday at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIPitt)  Looking at the course notebook Sunday night I was ready to go home early. But the material, and the panic, was manageable on Monday. Monday’s materials consisted of 19 pages (front and back) of session notes, two articles we had to read before the insitute (10 pages … Continue reading »

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Geeky! How can I join the fun too AND have cardboard furniture?

If you were here in my dorm room, you may ask, “Geeky, how can I be as geeky as you?”  Which I know perfectly well means you’d like to attend the Genealogical Research Insitute of Pittsburgh (held at La Roche College). Next year’s GRIPitt is July 22-26, 2013 and will offer six sessions, only one that … Continue reading »

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First day of school! Geeky genealogist school!

Sunday at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIPitt)  GeekyTexan isn’t in Austin anymore! The Pittsburgh ariport is so quiet. It was almost disturbing. But the arrival at the Pittsburgh meant arrival at GRIPitt. And a few minutes later, successful arrival of a suitcase (yes, my suitcase). After a tour of Pittsburgh courtesy of the … Continue reading »

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Amanuensis Monday: The Wedding

John Newmark of the Transylvanian Dutch blog started a genealogy meme of Amanuensis Monday in February 2009. He defines amanuensis as a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. I’ve been looking at my maternal grandmother’s (Ruby REINHARDT) Bride’s Book.  I’ve talked about my grandparents’ first meeting, their engagement, memorable events here and here, the shower and the Hope … Continue reading »

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