Author Archives: patmullen

About patmullen

Pat is a technologist by day and many things by night. Mwaaa ha ha ha ha!

The Amateur Genealogist Blues

This is for those who are considering publishing their genealogical data on the web. This is not trivial. I am going to try it, of course, though the waters look very cold and deep. It’s like this: When you have collected enough data that you can’t remember it all off the top of your head it’s time to use software to help you get a grip.

The Blogfodder

Why a blog? The short answer is legacy. We all want to leave our mark on the world, and few of us do anything “historical”. I want to at least try to leave behind more than some vital records, photos and stories that will fade after a couple of generations. As an erstwhile genealogist…