Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Today is Thursday, September 23, 2010 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts, blog carnivals and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Happy Blogiversary to Enduring Legacy (started September 23, 2009), Grace and Glory (started September 23, 2008) and Luxegen (started September 23, 2008). Stop by at their blogs and offer your good wishes.
  • This week’s Open Thread Thursday is a great conversation inspired by Judy Webster of Queensland Genealogy.  It has to do with advice for a new genealogy blogger and what basic set of components they should have in their new genealogy blog. Look for Open Thread Thursday later today!
  • We’re holding a contest to give away two full admissions to the upcoming California Family History Expo in Pleasanton, California on October 8 & 9, 2010! Don’t forget to enter here! Contest ends tomorrow, Friday, September 24, 2010.

Daily Blogging Prompts

Thrifty Thursday – do you have some neat ways of saving money when it comes to genealogy? Have you located a bargain on some research resource or office supply? Post about it during Thrifty Thursday! This series has been suggested by Judy Webster of Queensland Genealogy.

 Thriller Thursday – Are there murders, bizarre accidents or other thrilling stories among your family history? Tell us about them through words and pictures during Thriller Thursday. This is an ongoing series by Anne Kruszka at Gene Notes.

 Those Places Thursday – do you often think back to places where you lived and worked at one time? What about those places where your ancestors spent time? Post about “those places” with photos and stories on Those Places Thursday. This has been an ongoing series by Cheryl Palmer of Heritage Happens.

 Treasure Chest Thursday – create a post with the main focus being a family treasure, an heirloom or even an every-day item important to your family. A special thanks to Leslie Ann Ballou of Lost Family Treasures for suggesting Treasure Chest Thursday as a daily blogging theme!

 To ensure that your blog post is included in the “roll-up” widgets above, include the name of the blogging theme in your post title. Examples: Black Sheep Sunday – Sharon Husbands; Tombstone Tuesday – Donna Frock.   ©2010 copyright Thomas MacEntee

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