Monthly Archives: November 2016

On Hiatus

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Due to upcoming deadlines, visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and the need to spend time with family over the holidays, my blog will be on hiatus until after the first of the year. See you then!!!

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Mom’s Bread Filling (Family Recipe Friday)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is my mother’s recipe but I believe she got it from her mother, my grandmother. The women in this family have been making this filling every Thanksgiving for several generations. My maternal line is primarily Pennsylvania German contributing many excellent family recipes to my heritage. I love it. I also use this recipe for stuffed pork chops. Once, cooked, […]

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Society Saturday – Preserving Family Photos, Keepsakes and Documents (UPDATE)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

The CCGS Genealogy Section at the Westminster Branch Library. Photo by Eileen Souza

This is an important update to my earlier post that was published on Nov. 5th. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change in the society’s program for this coming Sunday, Nov. 20th. This month the Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting, which will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM* , features Dottie Aleshire. Dottie […]

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Tech Tuesday – Using SmartDraw for Genealogy

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This photo family tree is a sample of one of the templates provided in SmartDraw.

There is an interesting piece of software called SmartDraw that I’ve been using for several years. Prior to that I used Microsoft Visio to do my graphic flowcharts, workflows, images and various charts that I saved as JPG or PDF and used in my PowerPoint presentations, reports, etc. Visio got very expensive so while looking for a replacement, I came […]

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Society Saturday – Preserving Family Photos, Keepsakes and Documents (UPDATED)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

The CCGS Genealogy Section at the Westminster Branch Library. Photo by Eileen Souza

This is an important update. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change in the society’s program for this coming Sunday. This month the Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting, which will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM*, features Dottie Aleshire. Dottie is a native Marylander presently living in Ellicott City, Maryland. She teaches genealogy […]

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