Housekeeping

Blog Issues

It’s been months since I’ve had time to blog (these days, work and family leave no time for family history). And I am very much behind in responding to emails. A couple of weeks ago, I visited this blog for…

Blog Break

Slow blogging these days as real life intervenes. I’m still checking email, but response may be a bit slower than usual. Back to (semi-)regular blogging in a few weeks, I hope. In the meanwhile, I recommend Lumbering Songs from the…

When the techno-clueless blog…

…they have email problems. Well, that would be me. Techno-clueless, I mean. I have an email glitch that I should probably attend to before going up to Ottawa for Christmas. Basically, I cannot get into the email account that is…

Site Changes

After struggling for too long with the lack of support for Movable Type blogs, I’ve finally moved to WordPress. I expect I’ll be playing around with design and appearance, and it will no doubt take me a while to figure…

Summer Blogging Break

It’s time for my annual visit to Shaw’s of Perth: Advertisement for Shaw’s, Perth Courier, 10 August 1928. I’m sorry to have missed “the biggest, broadest, and most commanding sale ever held in Perth;” and I doubt they’re still offering…

Back up Your Online Genealogy Data!

Or: do as I say, and not as I did.  What I did was to fail to back up my site. My old (private and password-protected) family history website, that is. Oh, I still have the information (in gedcoms, files,…

Re: “Register for a User Account”

I currently have a password-protect on the family tree/genealogical database section of this site. This user/password thing is temporary. Basically, I’ve recently transferred my family tree database from a private, password-protected site (where I didn’t worry too much about displaying…

Integrating TNG with Movable Type?

This blog runs on Movable Type (currently using version 4.32, and with no immediate plans to upgrade to 5). The (soon-to-be-launched) genealogy database uses TNG (The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding, version 7.1.3). Seriously powerful MySQL database-based system for sending…