Genealogy Information

Have you ever done any of these? Then it’s time to turn off your computer.

Genealogy research requires a lot of time spent on the computer but you know you are spending too much time there if any of the following conditions apply to you.

cat and computer

It’s time to turn off your computer when…..

  • You wake up at 3 am to go to the bathroom and stop to check your email on the way back to bed.
  • You turn off your modem and get this awful empty feeling, as if you’d just pulled the plug on a loved one.
  • You spend half of the plane trip with your laptop on your lap and your child in the overhead compartment.
  • Your dreams have Pop-Up Ads in them.
  • You try to pinch and zoom real glass windows.
  • You look for the Undo button when you make real life mistakes.
  • The prospect of any phone conversation provokes an unreasonable level of anxiety.
  • You have a legit panic attack when you can’t reconnect to your WiFi network.

So turn off your computer and play with me

cat and computer mouse

WHERE DO I START? Hints and Tips for Beginning Genealogists with On-line resources

About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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