Monday, November 28, 2011

I've fallen into blogging. I was in Google, and popped up and said "Do you want to start a blog?" and I said Well, okay, I've been meaning to do this. It said "Good for you!" No, it didn't. It asked what name I wanted to use.

I'm beginning to do professional genealogy. The first step is to look up documents for clients and scan or copy them at libraries and archives. I said "Let's call it Lookups."

The Courier font is because they don't have an old-time typewriter font and I'm an old-time editor. My first and only newspaper job was with a manual typewriter. Soon after that I borrowed a Selectric from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and set up my freelance typing and copyediting business.

I don't know if it's a good idea to combine semipro genealogy, copyediting and my own tattered thoughts in one blog. We'll see how it works out.

—Aunt Jill, aka JG in MD


  1. Happy blogging, my friend. You might like Library Thing:

    I am there under the name "pennwriter." Just joined last week.

  2. It will work out. You'll find your own format soon enough.