Sunday, January 4, 2015
Eating The Elephant: Genealogy Do-Over
But the Elephant would not leave the room.
It haunted me in my sleep. It nagged at the corners of my mind during "Who Do You Think You Are". But the thought of 'killing off' all those 'ancestors'! I just couldn't do it! They might be family!
Then Thomas MacEntee in his Superman cape swooped in and saved the day! He was offering a Genealogy Do-Over. A DO-OVER! Yes! That is exactly what I need! Oh! But where to start? My head started reeling at the possibilities. I joined the Facebook group and promptly became overwhelmed at all the ideas being tossed around. "I can't do this"! I screamed from the cocoon of my Genealogy Cave. I began to weep.
Again Thomas MacEntee came to my aid. With a level head and calm advice he presented the group with a simple plan. I CAN do this! I CAN eat the Elephant! I did a happy dance in the Cave and rejoiced.
I took a deep breath and began, slowly.