…this kind of idiotic spam shows up in the comments: If you are looking for reliable security guards who can act as doorkeepers for your company with devotion and effectiveness, then without further delay, come in touch with [our security company]. Just approach servel security online and find the right security guard. ::rolly eyes:: Although […]

While I was away on various summer vacations, I missed a major brouhaha in the online genealogical community. There have been many, many pixels spilled on this topic already, so I’ll try to be brief. For those of you who don’t know, Ancestry.com is part of the largest for-profit genealogy company in the world. (Source: […]


by Sally J.

I’ve created an acronym for something I find myself repeating over and over and over whenever I’m answering questions about how to keep your family treasures safe. Seemed like a good idea at the time (SLAGIAT). There are things you can do to a photograph today that won’t look like they’ve caused any damage. But […]

I don’t plan to do this kind of blog entry on a regular basis. But last week I got an email from Expedia.com with the following subject line: URGENT: PLEASE CALL Flight change for SALLYJ JACOBS Whoa! Look at ALL THOSE CAPS. They must have canceled one of my flights or something. Yikes! What am […]