Happy 1st Blogiversary to Me!

Happy Blogiversary to me!

Today marks one full year since I started this blog. To think I was worried I wouldn't have enough to write about for a few months let alone a year. I have to say that this year has been great fun being part of the Genea-Bloggers and the blogging world.

Blogging has given me special moments to look at personal photos I may not have looked at for several more years. It gave me discipline to write about my ancestors, and during that writing time I found I focused on each individual as a person instead of thinking of them as a name and number in a census or on a chart. I have made several family connections and friends because of this blog. I have become more organized with my family history and research. In other words, to put it bluntly, genea-blogging and Genea-Bloggers ROCK!

I am so very grateful to the seasoned bloggers who have helped me along the way. It was a pleasure to meet many of you at Jamboree this year! Genea-Bloggers are the absolute best in the world! I hope to meet many more of you in the future. Even though there are quite a few that I haven't met, I feel as if I have known you all forever!

I am especially grateful for all of my readers and those followers who leave comments. I slap my hands many times because I read so many great posts and don't make the time to comment. I appreciate that you make and take the time to do so! You are going to make me a better role model, by following in your footsteps. Please know how much I enjoy all of your comments and appreciate your support!

Gee, now how should I celebrate?

Thanks for stopping by!

Wishing you success in all of your genealogical treasure hunts!



    I miss talking with you roomie!

  2. Happy Blogiversary Cheryl. I enjoy reading your articles and reading about your experiences in your genealogy search.

  3. Congratulations Cheryl! I for one have certainly enjoyed reading your blog. I love your stories and photos, and can't wait to see what the next year brings. Good luck in your continued research and keep those stories a comin'!

  4. Happy Blogiversary! I also wondered if I would have enough to write about when I started my blog.I haven't run out of things yet. Sometimes I do wonder if anyone out there is reading. My blog isn't the greatest but I try. I am also trying to do better at leaving comments. Enjoy your blog!

  5. Congrats! Now, onward to number 2!

  6. Happy Blogoversary, Cheryl! ...and many more...!

  7. And Happy 1st Blogiversary to you from me. You have written many excellent pieces, made lots of genealogy friends, and found new cousins through your blog. I would say, everybody benefits. Looking forward to many more articles in the coming year.

  8. Happy Happy First Blogoversary! It was great meeting you at the Jamboree, and I hope to see you again at another California event. You are doing a great job on Heritage Happens.

  9. Happy Blogaversary! Congrats and I hope for many more blogaversaries to come!

  10. I look forward to reading your blog through many more blogiversaries.

  11. Hi Sheri, Thank you miss talking with you too! How are you doing, all settled? Send me info!

    Hi Janet, Thank you so much. I am happy to hear you enjoy my posts!

    Hi Taylorstales, Thank you so much also! I can't wait to see what next year brings too!

    Hi Harriet, We all start out wondering if anyone reads our blogs. Thank you for following mine and keep up your great work too!

    Hi Carol, Thank you and yes, #2!

    Hi Miriam, Thank you! #2 will be the next challenge!

    Hi Barbara, Thank you, I like how you say "everybody benefits," that sounds rather nice!

    Hi Denise, so sweet of you to say! I was thrilled to have met you and we WILL see each other again. Maybe then we can spend more time visiting! Thank you!

    Hi Elyse, Thank you! Second year starting soon!

    Hi Greta, Thank you! We should remember about when each of our blogiversarys are, we are so close!

    Hi Teena, Thank you, hope you enjoy!

  12. Happy Blogiversary Cheryl! Keep those posts coming!

  13. Hi neighbor - Happy Blogaversary! Here's to another terrific year!

  14. Hi Illuminated Ancestries! Thank you so much, I will see what I can do!

    Hi Lisa, Thank you for taking time to stop by with greetings!

    Hi Amanda, Thank you too! Appreciate you coming by!


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