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What Are You Thankful For?

It is the day after Thanksgiving. Are you working on your genealogy research? Are you using Sort Your Story to organize your photos and documents?

Sort Your Story allows you to create notes on each person and document you add to the program. Why not add a few stories or notes about your Thanksgiving traditions? Here are some ideas:

  • Add a story about a Thanksgiving memory past or present.
  • Write about a favorite recipe your mother or grandmother prepared at each Thanksgiving. Add a photo of the completed dish to compliment the recipe.
  • Write stories you heard this year about specific people in your family tree.
  • Note the addresses where people lived each Thanksgiving. Addresses can be helpful when looking for records.
  • Was this Thanksgiving extra special? Why? Was there a new baby in the family? A new spouse? An engagement? Do you have a photo or two to add to this story?

Those are just a few ideas. What others do you have? Please share them in the comments below.


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