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In Review: November 2012

In Review is a moment the Misfit reserves for reflection on the important things that have occurred over the last month:  important dates, upcoming events, the top posts you may have missed, noteworthy articles by other bloggers, and things that are happening in the genealogy world at large.

November 2012’s Top News:

The Sanford Family Misfit’s Most Popular Posts of November 2012:

  1. The Bucket List GeneaMeme
  2. Why is it Important to Embrace Your Heritage and Culture?
  3. Sentimental Sunday: My Mommy
  4. Disney Would Not Approve
  5. Family Recipe Friday: Kodie’s Peanut Butter Cookies
  6. Cassie’s Sweet Potato Casserole
  7. Hostess is More Than a Snack Cake
  8. Fact Check Your Genealogy Research
  9. Treasure Chest Thursday: Papaw’s Driver’s Licenses
  10. The Dirt Path

Important Family News for November 2012:

Aden, Nov 2012 by Claudia Evans

Aden, Nov 2012 by Claudia Evans

  • Aden celebrated his 5th birthday
  • Amy celebrated a birthday
  • Madison celebrated a birthday
  • Barbara celebrated a birthday
  • Tony and Unie celebrated a wedding anniversary
  • Brandon and I celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary

New Kid on the Block:

Pat Garrett from Family Stories is my favorite new kid on the block at GeneaBloggers.  I loved her recent post, Alexander Boyd and the Boyd Tavern.  The post is beautifully written, features a wonderful picture of the tavern, and is accompanied by some great follow-up links.  You should definitely check it out – it’s a wonderful read.

Notable Posts From Other Bloggers:

The Misfit’s November 2012 Suggested Read:

The Tar Heel State

When I was in school, I took a lot of American and local history classes.  I did a lot of reading in those classes, because I always wanted to know the material.  The best book I was ever assigned to read from my history classes was The Tar Heel State: A History of North Carolina by Milton Ready.  The book is packed full of so much information that I’ve read it several times and refuse to sell it, because I still use it as a reference book for my genealogy research.  If you’re interested in North Carolina history – you should pick up a copy of this book…  you won’t regret it.

November is officially over and the holidays are just getting started.  Before I start worrying about all of my holiday shopping – I think I’ll get a little shut-eye.  It’s past my bedtime!

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