Items of Note
- Happy blogiversary to A Rootdigger (started 3 May 2008) and Aunt Barb’s Papers (started 3 May 2013).
- Today: James Brown’s Birthday – Anniversary, CBS Evening News TV Premiere -Anniversary, Bing Crosby’s Birthday – Anniversary, Kentucky Derby, Lumpy Rug Day, Golda Meir’s Birthday – Anniversary, and National Two Different Colored Shoes Day.
- Prompt #36 of the The Book of Me, Written By You project created by Julie Goucher of the Anglers Rest blog starts today: Your Year. The concept: a series of blogging and writing prompts that help family historians capture their own memories and write about themselves. Click here for more information.
- Don’t forget! The list of newly-discovered genealogy blogs comes out later today here at GeneaBloggers.
Military Memories: 31 Writing Prompts to Celebrate Your Military Ancestors
Throughout the month of May, GeneaBloggers will be listing the Military Memories: 31 Writing Prompts to Celebrate Your Military Ancestors created by GeneaBloggers member and author Jennifer Holik.
May 3: Community Impact. Describe the impact the community where your family lived had on the war effort. How many men and women did they send off to fight and serve? Did the community have a war plant? Who worked there? Did any of your relatives work in a war plant or support the war effort through their job?
Daily Blogging Prompts
Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.
- Shopping Saturday
- Sibling Saturday
- Society Saturday
- Sorting Saturday
- Sports Center Saturday
- Surname Saturday
- Sympathy Saturday
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