Thursday, June 04, 2009

Carnival of Genealogy, 73rd Edition

"The Good Earth" edition of the Carnival of Genealogy is posted over at Apple's Tree. I know you'll enjoy this edition... so much variety! With the spring planting season well underway throughout the U.S. it's a good time to reflect on just how much we depend on those who make a living from the land. And not just farmers!

Apple's brewing a pot of Oswego tea (fresh from her garden!) so head on over and pour yourself a mug of tea to enjoy while you're reading the COG. You'll be glad you did!

Call for Submissions! Back by popular demand, the topic for the next edition of the Carnival of Genealogy will be: Swimsuit Edition! Why should Sports Illustrated have all the fun? This is your chance to show off the bathing beauties in your family. Pull out the old photos of Grandma Moses in her seaside bloomers, Auntie Mae in her pin-up girl suit from the 1940s or 50s, cousin Paula in her psychedelic bikini from the 1970s, or even yourself in your Speedo! Let's have some fun here! Memorial Weekend is behind us and that means the start of the summer sun, sand, and lakeside season so let's get in the mood with summer fun photos. What? You don't have any swimsuit photos you dare to share? No problem! Tell us your best family beach stories instead! The deadline for submissions is June 15th. This edition of the COG will be hosted here at Creative Gene.

Submit your blog article to the next edition of the Carnival of Genealogy using the carnival submission form. Please use a descriptive phrase in the title of any articles you plan to submit and/or write a brief description/introduction to your articles in the "comment" box of the blogcarnival submission form. This will give readers an idea of what you've written about and hopefully interest them in clicking on your link. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

Thanks for hosting the COG, Apple!


  1. Jasia, you really should have mentioned that the 1st edition of the COG was posted 3 years ago today! That is definitely an anniversary to celebrate, so perhaps you are planning another post to honor the occasion?

    Regardless, I just wanted to congratulate and thank you for starting the COG. It has been a pleasure to read all of the contributions through the years and I hope it will continue for many more.

    The COG was really the beginning of the geneablogger "community" and I'm sure it has inspired many bloggers, I know it has been an inspiration to me! Although I've slacked off a bit recently, it has been a challenge to write something worthy of contributing to each edition.

    Thank you, and please, keep it going!

  2. Happy Third CoG Birthday Jasia!

    Like Becky, I want to thank you for
    starting it because of the many connections I've made through it with other geneabloggers and for the
    inspiration the topics have provided
    for my writing!

    I look forward to more years of reading and writing for the CoG.

  3. Jasia,

    Happy COG-iversary! Like most other bloggers, I "became" a genea-blogger not the first day I posted, but the first day I was a part of the Carnival. A great idea - thanks so much!


  4. Jasia when you started COG it laid the foundation for bringing genea-bloggers together. Your brilliant idea continues to encourage all of us to share our stories. We all have one to tell but without COG and encouragement from this wonderful community of people, mine would have remained silent.

    Thank you.

  5. Hey Jasia,

    I nominated you for the Puckerbrush Award of Excellence (see


  6. The Carnivals are just one reason that I'm awarding you. I nominated you for the Puckerbrush Award of Excellence, (see ).

  7. Jasia
    I've awarded you the "Janice Brown Puckerbrush Award for Excellence".
    You can pick it up over at

    Bill West