Thursday, May 16, 2013

Happy Blogiversary to The Nut Tree!!

Nuts From The Family Tree is two years old today!!

Wow, this has been fun! And educational. I think that in the last two years I've learned much more than I would have without this blog. I've met new friends, picked up some new-to-me cousins, deepened my skills as a researcher, and maybe even am a better blog writer. Would I do it again? You bet!!

Here's a big e-hug to all who left comments, even the spammers. Any comment lets me know that the blog lives! And the "real" comments are the best and I thank you who took a moment to write something. Just an "atta girl" makes me smile and puts some icing on the cake of my day. But looking at the comments list now, I can see that so many of them taught me something valuable or started me down a road that paid off. How great is that? Readers who commented, have a slick of cake! Look, it's chocolate:)

My blog gives me gifts almost every day. With every post and thinking about what I'm going to write, I have a chance to slow down and sort out the ancestors, pondering their lives and their world one more time. When I do, I ask myself what more could be found about them and where might I look for that.

Recently while visiting Mom, I surprised myself with some dexterity searching for a record as I approached the search a couple of different ways. I would never have been able to do that a year ago and have other bloggers to thank for showing me how to do better searches. Fellow bloggers, have a slice of cake!

And I'll take a slice of cake because posting here lights my own desire to work on problems. Must be the candles lighting my way!

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    1. Thanks Jana!! Have a slice of cake;)

  2. Cheers for two years, and here's to many more, Diane!

    1. Thanks for the comment, Julie! Have a slice of e-cake;)