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Salt Lake Christmas Tour………………… Week’s Peek

Even if you’re not from the state of Washington, you’ve surely heard about the terrible mudslide that happened in the Oso and Darlington area north of Seattle. It was truly and totally devastating.   Of course, my prayers join with all others for these good folks and for their losses. Some lost family; many lost […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour………………… Week’s Peek

The following success story was shared with me from one of our Salt Lake Christmas Tour favorites, Jan from Florida. I thought it was cool enough to share here with you: In June 2013 my friend Jan, who lives in Florida, sent me an email telling about this really unusual and kinda sad entry she […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour……………………… Week’s Peek

Leland posted here a short while back explaining that the upcoming 2014 Salt Lake Christmas Tour would be THE year to break down your genealogy brick walls. And why? Because our tour has a 29-year proven track record and because we’re the only tour putting a full dozen professional researchers at your service. Does that not […]

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Register Now For the 2014 Salt Lake Christmas Tour

If you are considering coming on the 2014 Salt Lake Christmas Tour – held December 7-13 this year – it would be a good idea to get registered for the tour ASAP. During the first quarter of 2014, the Tour set a new record for the number of registrations. Sure – December is a long […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour……………… Week’s Peek

  Cecily Cone Kelly has become a regular on the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour. She has a blog that I want to tell you about today and one that might just inspire you to do something similar. She has created a Letters To My Grandparents weekly blog and each and every posting is so interesting! […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour………….. Week’s Peek

A few days ago, Leland wrote a review of this book; I do hope you all order a copy. But that being said, do not get a copy if you won’t read and study it!  I’ve written before about how crazy it is to purchase a book with great intentions of reading and studying and using […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour………………. Week’s Peek

  Our Salt Lake Christmas Tour family seems to be quite interested in the topic of DNA. This is especially true after our last December’s tour when Crista Cowan and Anna Swayne both came from Ancestry.com to tell us and teach us about DNA and the Ancestry.com DNA testing.  (In the above pix: here we […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour………….. Week’s Peek

Vote now for your “Best Reason To Come On The Salt Lake Christmas Tour So That I Can Break Down My Brickwalls”: 1.  Your chance of successfully breaking through a brick wall is with the SLCT and our team of profession genealogists. Our ratio of helpers to tour folks is about 1 to 7….. the […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour…………… Week’s Peek

Right now I’d bet that not too many folks are thinking about winter-Christmas-the Christmas tour because we’re just so glad to be out from under winter. Is that so for you? Thinking to lighten up (after all it is spring….. or almost so) I thought I’d share some genealogy funnies with you………….. if you’re thinking […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour…………. very different Week’s Peek

This was my Tika’s Teachings blog (www.TikasTeachings.blogspot.com) and I thought it would be of interest to GenealogyBlog readers too: When Handy Man and I returned from Maui, of course Tika was overjoyed to see us. After all the obligatory doggie kisses, and after we were all “squared away” (Handy Man’s old Navy term), I settled […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour……………………….. Week’s Peek

These were two “frozen” pix that I took during the last Salt Lake Christmas Tour. I share them with you all today because I know so many of you are far more white-covered and ice-covered than this! I guess you could say that our few not-really-that-cold days in Salt Lake City in December prepared us […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour…………….. Week’s Peek

A great many of the attendees on the 29th annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour bought the DNA testing kits offered currently by Ancestry.com.  Crista Cowan and then Anna Swayne, both from Ancestry, came and taught us all about their new testing opportunities. Crista said to picture a fan chart with you in the “bulls-eye center.” […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour ……………….. Week’s Peek

Have you visited the Salt Lake Christmas Tour website?? As of this evening, the countdown to our next December rendezvous is 330 days…………… I rather like that countdown feature, do you?   Here is one of the bestest photos from the 2013 tour……… Agnes and Jerry show off their prizes….. glasses with built-in reading lights! […]

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Preregister for the 2014 Salt Lake Christmas Tour – and Break your Brick Walls!

It’s now been almost a month since the 2013 Salt Lake Christmas Tour. This last year we had a total of 60 researchers at the Tour, even after illness and weather kept a number of the regulars away. We had a total staff of 20 folks, with 12 professional researchers consulting daily with the group […]

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The 29th Annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour is in full swing!

For the 29th year in a row, we are now in the midst of the Salt Lake Christmas Tour. It’s cold outside, but the attendees are having great success. Our ratio of professional researchers working with the attendees is at an all time high this year, with one pro for every five attendees. Monday night, […]

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