Monday, February 13, 2012

Don't Let Them Close the SSDI!

We need to save the SSDI from government closure. This valuable resource to genealogists is being threatened by the bureaucrats in Washington. Sign the petition at

We still need over 20,000 signatures on the petition. We only have 2,609 signatures as I type this. I know more genealogists then that care about this valuable asset.

See FGS's page on the Records Preservation and Access Committee for more details.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Flip-Pal at Rootstech


I didn't think they could improve this wonderful liittle scanner but they did. They are showing it this week at Rootstech using an Eye-Fi memory card. When you scan an image it saves it on both the memory card and your computer. What a great idea, I wish I had this a year ago when I was traveling and scanning.

Check them out at and