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Register for Webinar Wednesday - The Treasure Trove in Legislative Petitions by Judy Russell


As colonists and as citizens of the new United States, Americans were fiercely protective of their right to petition their government. Whether the issue was forming new counties, building bridges and highways, or some matter of public concern, our ancestors made their voices heard in legislative petitions that are a treasure trove for genealogists.


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JudyRussell-144x144About the presenter

A genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, and holds Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer credentials from the Board for Certification of Genealogists where she serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator, defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and, until recently Judy was an adjunct member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School. Judy is a Colorado native with roots deep in the American south on her mother’s side and entirely in Germany on her father’s side. Visit her website at

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Trouble and Missed Flight Leads to Serendipity in Seattle

Thank goodness Chris tripped, was rushed to the hospital, and we missed our flight or I may have missed out on this discovery.

2016-09-09 19.51.02Late Friday evening my wife and two friends departed from the Vancouver International Airport in British Columbia for the last leg of our Legacy Genealogy Cruise. After a week's absence, we would soon be greeted by our families at the airport in Boise, Idaho. When our delayed flight landed in Seattle and we knew that we may miss our connection, we began to run for the next gate. The next thing I knew, Chris was on the concrete walkway, face down, dripping blood from his forehead. Somehow he tripped and landed face first. Dazed, and no doubt in pain, we made it into the terminal where the paramedics were soon on the scene. The large gash above his left eye needed immediate attention and so before we knew it, Chris and his wife boarded the ambulance and were rushed to the airport. He gave a thumbs up on his way out. Yesterday he had a headache and some new stitches, and is doing much better.

Later, we discovered who tripped him. Because of what happened next, we're placing the blame on my ancestor, Loring Lowell.

The day before we left for the cruise, the divorce case papers for my ancestor, Marsden Brown, arrived in my mailbox. While it was a sad case to read, it gave me what I hoped for - the names of his two daughters' husbands. They've been very difficult to find, and when I wasn't eating, sleeping, teaching or rappelling on our cruise, I was thinking of how excited I was to return home to follow my new leads.

In the midst of the excitement (probably the wrong word though...) at the airport, my flight was rescheduled for a couple of hours later, while our friends wouldn't return home until the next morning. So while our trip didn't end on a happy note, my ancestors seemed to keep calling.

Tanya and I sat down and tried to decipher the name of Mary E.'s husband from the divorce papers. Take a look, what do you think it is:


Studying the other a's and 0's in the document, I concluded that his name must be Larin Lowell. Tanya thought it read Lorin Lowell. To prove that I've actually learned something in our 19 years of marriage, I went with her recommendation and began searching for a Lorin Lowell on my phone. 

I first found a Loring W. Lowell in the 1880 census, age 26 (born 1854 in Maine), living in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota. He was listed as being married, but wasn't living with his wife. Most interestingly, Marsden Brown, his possible father-in-law, was also living in Brainerd.


Next, I found who appears to be the same person, Loring N. Lowell, in the 1930 census living in Alaska. He was widowed at this time.


Interesting - we just spent 7 days in Alaska.

Next, I found Lorang Lowell in the 1940 census living in Seattle, Washington. Seattle! That's where I was sitting right then. Again, based on the age and birthplace, it appeared to be the same person as before.


Next, I found Lorning N. Lowell in the Washington Death Certificates index. He died in Seattle on May 18, 1945 at the age of 91 years 4 months and 4 days, suggesting a birth year of 1854.

Finally, I found an 1878 Minneapolis marriage record of Loring N. Lowell to Mary Brown - both of Hennepin County, Minnesota where Marsden's divorce case was filed.


I'll of course follow up on these findings with other research, but it appears that I've identified the correct husband and marriage record for Marsden Brown's daughter. Amazing the research we can do with our phones now, isn't it? Maybe it helped that I was wearing the right shirt too.


While I likely would eventually have found Loring Lowell later at home, it seems he couldn't wait. He was on my mind as we explored Alaska. He was on my mind as we waited in Seattle. He lived in both places. Did he have a hand (or a foot) in Chris' fall Friday night in the airport causing all of us to miss our flight? Maybe, maybe not. But it sure seems like a coincidence to me. Some might call this serendipity. At the very least, we made lemonade out of lemons that night.


Legacy Genealogy Cruise - We're Back!

We have returned from our 13th annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise and had the time of our lives! We sailed on board Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas for 7 days throughout beautiful Alaska.

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We saw glaciers...

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...and waterfalls.

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We saw wildlife in the ocean...

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...and in the sky.

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We enjoyed pool...

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...and lots of ice cream.

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We found cemeteries...

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and of course learned lots in classes...

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And to top it off, I made an exciting genealogy discovery while waiting for my flight home.


We ended the classes as we always do by drawing lots of names for door prizes. We then announced that all Legacy cruisers would get a free annual webinar membership and a free copy of Legacy 9 (whenever it's released...). Thanks to all of you who joined us! Thanks to all the rest of our Legacy Family Tree staff who kept our Support, Customer service, and Shipping departments open while we were away. And thanks to our cruise coordinator, Christy, for all she did for us too!

Next year's cruise

It's never too early to begin thinking about next year's cruise (our 14th annual) to the Pacific Coast. Registration is not yet available, but save these dates: September 22-29, 2017. We will visit:

  • Seattle, Washington
  • Astoria, Oregon
  • San Francisco, California
  • Victoria, British Columbia

Write to Christy for more information at

Back to work

Now that I've officially announced our return, it's back to work! We've got great things planned for our Legacy Family Tree software and for our webinar series. I LOVE my job!

5 More U.S. Military Records For Genealogy You Might Not Know About


As promised, part two of this blog series is now here. While the good news is that the U.S. Military kept an absolute plethora of records and spent considerable time extracting and organizing information, they can be difficult to navigate. For this reason I wouldn’t recommend using it as the first place you check for your ancestor. First, examine clues from family papers, photographs, letters, newspaper articles, and other genealogical sources to reconstruct some biographical information and perhaps even create a timeline of their military service. The more specific information you have, the easier it will be to find records of interest. Part 1 focused on medical records, while this post examines specific series of service records and government publications.

Descriptive Lists 

An officer within each company of a regiment was required to keep records of soldiers while in the field. Within the field books are included muster rolls, morning reports, and casualty lists, but the series with the most biographical information about each soldier are called “descriptive lists” or "descriptive rolls." Each entry in the descriptive list will include at least their name, age, place of birth, date, place, and term of enlistment, basic physical description, and amount of pay and effects such as clothing provided to each individual. Descriptive lists can be among series in National Archives Record Group 94, Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780s -1917. These have been consulted by the War Department to make compiled service records for volunteer units, but are useful to consult because they include extra remarks possibly about the soldier’s character, promotions, nature of death, and role in that company.


Fig 1. Descriptive Roll of Company K, 32nd Tennessee Volunteers, 1861-1862.[1]

U.S. Military Academy Records – There are extensive series of records at the National Archives that can help to reconstruct your ancestor’s experience attending a military academy. The U.S. Military Academy was established at West Point, New York in 1802 and the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1846. Many of the 19th century records for applicants, cadets, and midshipmen have been microfilmed and are viewable on Military Academy Cadet Application Papers, 1805-1866, includes 242 rolls of microfilm arranged by year and there under by file number. Each applicant’s files include letters to the Secretary of War requesting appointment, letters of recommendation from relatives, friends, and members of congress, and letters of acceptance from the Secretary of War.

The Naval Academy records are held in Record Group 405, Records of the U.S. Naval Academy. Microfilm Series include actual academic records, such as records of conduct and registers of delinquencies, which includes their overall class performance, exam grades, and lists of demerits accrued by each cadet. Naval Academy registers include biographical information for each cadet including place and date of birth, city or town of residence at the time of enlistment, previous education, religious denomination, and the name, address, and occupation of the parent/guardian. Up until 1889, registers also include the cadet’s signatures, who was required to attest to the information given.

Proceedings of U.S. Military Court-Martials and Military Commissions – Soldiers who violated what are known historically as the “Articles of War,” would be tried under court-martial for capital offenses such as desertion, mutiny, murder or other acts of violence. A special military commission would be assembled if the offense was considered unusual. Court-martials are useful for genealogists because they are records with a helping of information. A court-martial proceeding will usually include detailed testimonies of individuals involved. They usually don’t provide a lot of biographical information about our ancestors, however you could gather additional clues for more records. Pvt. Charles Billingsley, executed by the U.S. Army for deserting his company, reports that he had several aliases during his lifetime. These names could lead to further documentation of that person. The National Archives has court-martial records in different record groups. Union General Court-Martials from the Civil War era, originally filed in Record Group 153, Records of the Judge Advocate General (Army), have been microfilmed along with Navy Court-Martials from 1799-1867. While only a select collection of proceedings have been microfilmed, Army court-martials for 1890-1890 have a case no. index on microfilm. The best way to locate a series of interest is to research entries in the National Archives’ Online Catalog.

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Fig 2. General Court Martial Proceeding for Private Charles Billingsley.[2]

Francis B. Heitman’s Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army – is important to know if your ancestor who served in the army was volunteer or regular army, because the War Department did not compile service records like they did for volunteer soldiers. You have to search enlistment papers and without knowing the ancestor’s unit, you will have a hard time. Therefore, this publication is a great reference to locate basic information so you can have better success searching in NARA’s collection for the army. While Heitman's register is more useful for service information regarding officers, it is still an important source for accessing history of regular army regiments and battles. Both volumes have been microfilmed by NARA as publication M1858, but are also available on Internet Archive and Google Books. Other publications compiling service data for different branches of the armed forces, exist as well.

Congressional Serial Set – Have you considered using published U.S. government documents for genealogy? While not necessarily a starting place, records of congressional hearings and government documents can provide useful bits on your ancestor. Many congressional documents pertain to information on military personnel. Among the documents in the Congressional Serial Set are lists of pensioners that will include the name of the pension claimant (widow/next-of-kin), original claimant (soldier), soldier’s rank, date of allowance, and pension certificate number. Researchers can also find registers of soldiers, casualty/hospital lists, and annual reports from the Daughters of the American Revolution, which provide list of members, gravesites for Revolutionary War Soldiers, and a description of their service. Records of the first 14 sessions of Congress are called the American State Papers but still belong to the Congressional Serial Set. Library of Congress’s website “A Century of Lawmaking” has free copies of the American State Papers and the Serial Set up until the 64th Congress. The most complete online collection of the Serial Set in on ProQuest.


[1] Image Source: National Archives Catalog.

[2] Image Source: National Archives and Records Administration, Microfilm M1523, Proceedings Of U.S. Army Courts-Martial and Military Commissions of Union Soldiers Executed By U.S. Military Authorities, 1861-1866.


Jake Fletcher is a professional genealogist, educator and blogger. Jake has been researching and writing about his ancestors since 2008 on his research blog. He currently volunteers as a research assistant at the National Archives in Waltham, Massachusetts and is Vice President of the New England Association of Professional Genealogists (NEAPG).

Legacy Genealogy Cruise Day 4 - Rappelling in Skagway

Whew. We're alive!

Today, in Skagway, Alaska, the 4th day of our Legacy Genealogy Cruise, has gone down as the day that I faced one of my biggest fears head on, and I was triumphant. There honestly was a little part of me that questioned if I would be here afterwards and wow does it feel good to have accomplished what we did.

I'm certain that somewhere in my recent DNA test it shows that I have an extraordinary fear of heights. After today, I'm convinced that I must also have a courage gene, and it took every bit of that courage to do what we did.

As my wife and I stood together at the top of the 200-foot cliff and were preparing to step over its edge and rappel down its face, I didn’t think of my kids back home. My life didn’t flash before my eyes. I thought of nothing other than how scared I was. I tried to keep a smile on my face though as I got to face this fear with Tanya by my side.

Tanya volunteered to go first. She bravely turned around, stepped over the edge, leaned back, and made her way down. I wasn’t quite as graceful. I crawled out to the edge, turned around, grabbed on to my guide’s shoulders, then his legs, and slowly straightened my legs and leaned back. My confidence grew when the guide verified that the rope was holding my weight. Not looking down once, I slowly rappelled down, stopped for a picture about halfway, and then celebrated when my feet touched the ground.

I won’t say that I’ve overcome my fear of heights, but I accomplished something that I never thought I would. If my body didn’t hurt so much tonight, I’d probably be standing a little taller than I normally do. So, kids, if you’re reading this, just know that not everything in life comes easy. In fact, the most worthwhile things in life take tremendous effort – and they should.




Legacy Genealogy Cruise Day 3 - Juneau

There is a chance that this may be the last blog post I ever write. In about an hour I will leave for my rock climbing and rappelling excursion in Skagway, Alaska. It's been a fun ride everyone, and I'm glad I "did genealogy first!" While I'm a little (a lot) nervous about today's trip, yesterday's whale watching excursion was a "blast"!

We first found a colony of stellar sea lions. Most were bathing in the warm Alaskan sunshine, but a few were wrestling in the water. So fun to see.

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We also caught up with a family of humpback whales.

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Next stop was the amazing Mendenhall Glacier.

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All along, Alaska's mountains seemed to be showing off to us. Truly remarkable scenery!

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Returning to the ship, my quick 15 minute nap turned into 3 hours, so we missed the nightly formal dinner with our group. So we made our way to the buffet on floor 11 and enjoyed curry chicken on rice, ham salad, and chilled strawberry soup. Yum, yum.

The evening's entertainment consisted of a medley of instruments and singers. My favorite was a violin and guitar duet medley of songs from "The Sound of Music." Once again I was reminded of my mother who introduced music to me. It's been one of the joys of my life.

By ten o'clock, the night was still young so we took in "The Jungle Book" in the cinema with our friends Chris and Trini. I tried really hard, but the movie watching turned into the second nap of my day, and so afterwards I was refreshed enough to go outside for a view of the northern lights. By 12:15am or so we hadn't seen any and so we tucked ourselves into bed. This morning Chris told me that they went back out at about 12:45am and got some great pictures of the lights.

This is the last-ever blog post before I do the scariest thing I've ever done. It's been a good ride, I've loved nearly every step of my life's journey, and I have a great family. I hope to be writing here again tonight, but if not, life is indeed short - do genealogy first!

Legacy Genealogy Cruise Day 2 - Classes and Hubbard Glacier

The sun has set on the waters of Alaska and I'm truly thankful for the beauty of this part of the world and for the experiences of today.

My day began early. While most of the 2,500 passengers were still sound asleep, Ken, Diane, and I were preparing the conference center for our first day of Legacy classes. After setup we had a nice breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, corned beef hash, fruit, and orange juice. I love breakfasts on cruise ships. Introductions were at 8:30 where we learned from each attendee how long they've been using Legacy and where they came from. Our furthest-away attendee was all the way from Australia, wow!

My first class was on "Researching with Legacy" where I related my recent experiences with DNA testing, how I used Legacy to organize my findings, and how to best keep track of research-in-progress. Then I showed the split screen tool (View > Split Screen) and learned something really neat. Using this tool you can compare multiple parts of your family file at the same time. On the left I displayed Griffin Brown's Descendant View and on the right I displayed Asa Brown's ancestors. We noticed that by comparing the two families in this way that we could see naming patterns - in Griffin's Descendant View we noticed many of the same names that were displayed in Asa's Pedigree View. I've never considered using this tool for this purpose until today. Legacy's so great! We also learned how to add pictures to Legacy, display them in charts and reports, and how to handle missing media using the Gather Media and Media Relinker tools. We also looked at Google Photos, its backup capabilities, and its facial recognition. For the final class of the day Ken taught us about locations, mapping, and the need for standardization and clean up of our data. Everyone left with some new ideas. Here's Ken:

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Lunch today was a delicious salad and lamb-filled pita, followed by a small bowl guessed cream. Towards the end of lunch we started noticing small chunks of ice in the ocean.

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This meant we were getting closer to one of the wonders of Alaska - the Hubbard Glacier.

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From a distance, I guessed the ice was about ten feet high. My wife guessed thirty. Boy did we ever misjudge the magnitude of what we were about to see up close. Hubbard Glacier is about 700 feet high and measures 76 miles from its source to the sea. We learned that the ice at the sea was more than 400 years old. The highlight of our trip to this point was the massive chunks of ice that crashed into the water. This glacier calving roared like thunder. It was beautiful seeing how active nature was.

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Later we found the ship's pool table which had a built-in leveling device. I don't think it was working very well though as we scratched on the opening break, followed by the eight ball ending the game much too early. Fun nonetheless.

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After a short nap (cruising is hard work) we learned that it was formal night, and so I quickly hung up my clothes in the shower, steaming them to get the wrinkles out, and then learned that I forgot my tie. Oh well, there were others without a tie at dinner, and the food still tasted good. I surprised myself when I ordered the "catch of the day". This is when I realized how much my taste buds have grown up over the last 12 years of Legacy cruises. I used to be a hamburger and steak guy at every meal, but I'm now taking risks with my palette. It goes without saying that once again, the meal was delicious. At desert time, I couldn't decide if I wanted the lemon pie or the strawberry cheesecake, so I ordered both.

On our way to the evening performance we discovered that the ship had a cinema on board so we stepped in to check it out and ended up watching a great comedy - Mother's Day. So we missed the main show, but made up for it by finding the 24-hour pizza bar near the pool. After a slice of chicken and a slide of pepperoni, and a coconut cookie, we called it a night. And now that it's well into the wee hours of the morning, I'd better get to bed. We've got a big day of whale watching ahead of us.

Legacy Genealogy Cruise Day 1 - Seward, Alaska

Day one of our 13th annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise has come to a close. I'm now in my 22nd hour of being awake, and my wife says I've done some of my best writing when I'm half asleep, and I promised you a daily report. Tonight's will be brief.

Cruisers flew into Anchorage, Alaska from around the globe. We met at the Alaska Railroad Depot where we boarded the train for the 4.5 hour scenic journey to Seward. Not having studied my itinerary very closely, this additional excursion was a surprise to me, but a very welcome one. We saw mountains, glaciers, lakes, and even some traveling salmon. I kept a careful eye out for moose, bears, and whales, but didn't see any yet.

It was wonderful seeing so many old friends we've cruised with previously, and it was fun meeting many of our Webinar Wednesday viewers in person.

Arriving at the ship, it was just as majestic as expected, although I wish I would not have packed my winter coat in my suitcase. Going from the 90s in Idaho to the windy 50s in Alaska was a big change, but the warmth of the dining room with its unlimited buffet and, of course, ice cream and hot chocolate, warmed us up.

Early tomorrow morning we begin our first day of classes where I will first teach "Using Legacy as a Research Tool". I'm looking forward to this brand new class where I will introduce my recent experiences with genetic genealogy and then show how to best use Legacy to keep track of the findings and link the DNA tests to the Media Galleries. Next, I will teach "Digital Pictures and Legacy" where we'll explore all of Legacy's multimedia capabilities including reports, charts, and locating missing files. I'll also get to show how I utilize the brand new Google Photos to backup and share my digital images via the cloud. For our last morning class, Ken will be teaching "Locations, Mapping, and Legacy". He always has some great insights and I'm looking forward to learning from his perspective as one of Legacy's developers.

As much as I'm looking forward to teaching, eating, exploring, and eating some more, I am honestly even more excited about the divorce case papers of one of my Brown ancestors I received the day before I left. They had so much more than I hoped for - I'm finally going to be able to find Marsden Brown's children and their families. I'm already planning for a new Watch Geoff Live episode for when we return.

That's all for tonight. I hear the northern lights are visible tonight, so I might sneak up to the top deck before retiring to bed. And to my mother and father-in-law who are home with our children - thanks so much and give them kisses for us!

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Our California Classes are Expanding - Two New Webinars!


Got ancestors in The Golden State? We've got two new webinars to help you find them! Announcing an additional two classes in our California Research series:

We're working hard to give our webinar subscribers the educational classes they need to maximize their genealogical research! Both of these new classes are bonus webinars in the webinar library. The webinar previews are always free.

Counting California: Censuses, Directories, and Voter Records

One of the first things we do as family history researchers is to track our ancestor in the federal census. This provides us with a time and place for our family. But there are other records that can also provide that information. Aside from the federal census, it’s important to be familiar with state specific censuses, directories (city as well as topical) and voter registrations. These resources provide names, relationships, addresses, occupations and other genealogically important data. We’ll look at what is available and where to find these items online and off.




Ho for California: Land and Maps

Birth, marriage, death, and a final resting place. These are all important events in documenting our ancestor’s life. California officially started recording BMD events in 1905 but what counties started the process earlier? What alternative sources exist for vital records when a government issued certificate is not available? Once you have documented the death of an ancestor, where do you find their final resting place? We will explore vital record recording in California and alternatives prior to official state recording. We will also explore other places to find information about your ancestor’s BMD event. Finally we will look at what types of cemeteries exist in California and where to find burial information.




These join two California webinars already in the library:

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Bon Voyage - 13th Annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise begins

image from media.royalcaribbean.comTomorrow we leave to begin our 13th annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise, this year to beautiful Alaska. We will depart from Seward and visit Hubbard Glacier, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Ketchikan, and Vancouver, British Columbia. We will sail on Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas. We've also got lots of Legacy classes planned and time for one-on-one and small group sessions.

Last time we sailed through Alaska (2006) I did so without my wife. She gave birth to our 3rd child a few days before we left. Some timing, eh? Before we were even engaged, we decided that a trip like this to Alaska would be something we wanted to do together some day, and nineteen years later that day is finally here!


I'm looking forward to most of the excursions we have booked. But since on prior cruises we've already bicycled down mountains (Norway), zip-lined through rain forests (Costa Rica), paddled down rivers (Jamaica), and snorkeled in the ocean (Hawaii), we, or should I say, my wife decided that we would give rappelling a try.  Normally, this would be the last thing on earth that I would ever try as my fear of heights is incredible. Yet I agreed. I may, or may not get off the ship that day.

Daily Blog

I'll let you know all about it, either here on our blog, or over on our Facebook page (or both). If you see lots of great articles and pictures, and then they all of a sudden stop on the day of our rappelling trip, then you'll know that the first part of my new genealogy t-shirt, "Life is short..." may have come true. I may even try out the new Facebook Live broadcasting tool.

Follow the ship

You can also follow the ship online. Always know where the Radiance of the Seas is here.

Webinars Unlocked

While we won't have our weekly webinars while we're gone, I have unlocked the entire "Watch Geoff Live" series for the duration of our trip. Look for them here.

Discount Code

As has become tradition, I've also issued a Bon Voyage 10% off-anything-in-the-store coupon. Here's the code:


It's good for 10% off anything at or through Friday, September 9, 2016.


Our sincere thanks go out to our entire technical support and sales staff who will continue to provide sales and support services while we are away. Thanks Dave, Pegi, Ron, Michele, Sarah, Bryan, Marian, Jairmie, John, Debbie and Leonard for keeping us afloat!

We'll either see you here or on the ship!