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Are You Thinking About the Feelings?

I had a discussion recently with someone researching his family history. He was talking about a family member that died and the fact that the very next day, World War I was declared by the United States.  He wondered what the family feltat that time. Their son had just died and now the world was turned upside down by war. This also meant their surviving son might be called up for duty and in fact, he was.

When you enter your facts, documents, and pictures into Sort Your Story, are you also telling the stories that go with those individuals? Are you considering the feelings behind certain events? These feelings are what help us to bring our ancestors to life.

Our ancestors are more than just names, dates, and places. They lived a full life and dealt with similar things as we do today. Consider how they felt and write that part of their story too.


© 2012 Lorel Kapke, 19201 Sonoma Hwy. #341, Sonoma, CA 95476-5413

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Tuesday’s Tip – Send in your Reviews

Sort Your Story received two user reviews recently.

Thank you, Lorel.  I got to where it would have taken until 4 p.m. to get me on board so I thought it better to wait for the Windows workshop.  It was very helpful when you explained that sys is an adjunct instead of a competitor of Family Tree Maker.  That is something I have been trying to figure out.  As I said yesterday, you were amazingly patient with all of us.  I didn’t realize it is not just MAC and Windows computers that are different, but apparently different brands too.  Enough to drive anyone crazy!  You will do well at the Roots Tech Conference!  Susan


 Thanks so much Lorel, for the very informative workshop at the Son’s of Norway hall last Saturday.  When you schedule the other classes could we have them at a time other than the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of the month so they do not conflict with the NCMUG SIG meetings, please?

It would be nice if the SIGs were run the way your class was, with people using laptops, and tablets, and actually accomplishing something right at the meeting.

Hope Salt Lake city is rewarding. Kathleen

Have you used Sort Your Story? What are your thoughts on the product?


© 2012 Lorel Kapke, 19201 Sonoma Hwy. #341, Sonoma, CA 95476-5413

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