2013-07-23 • So! What's New in Hosting
vkn: Good afternoon daviss
daviss: Hava a great day folks hi vkn
vkn: Going to get a piece of fruit daviss
daviss: I have to run
vkn: hope you are rested oh ok
daviss: I need to run vkn
vkn: ok run run run
daviss: car problems bye
vkn: bye Daviss had to leave
alt: howdy ma'am
vkn: Howdy alt I see your society is making web changes
alt: what's up?
vkn: all is relatively quiet
alt: AAGGMV ??? yes, we want to transfer to another host. www.easynetsites.com
vkn: I see Will look later
alt: yes, much more than our current host and many genealogy societies across the country are using this service. no need for "deep" programming skills and much easier to update
vkn: That is good to hear alt!
alt: and the shame of it is that the 'powers that be" seem to ignore the plight of the inner city residents and more or less say "let just them kill each other"
vkn: seems so it is too bad
alt: it really is
vkn: Not safe to go to a library It is so frustrating
alt: I saw Armstrong Williams on C-Span over the weekend.... Man, that guy is "SICK"!!!
vkn: So many of the Black right wingers have a malady Cornel West is sick
alt: not sure how old he is, but he stated that never in his life time has he ever been discriminated against.... talk about denial!!!
alt: yep,and I "used' to follow Cornel West... not sure when he was "converted"
vkn: Well preparing for my research trip Gathering up all the bits and pieces of the past 20 yrs
alt: pen, paper, search plan LOL
vkn: lol Well it will be fun
alt: always is FUN
vkn: WDYTYA airs tonight
vkn: Selma is wondering about a watch session
alt: what time 9:00 PM Eastern???
vkn: Yes and on a new network
vkn: Alt are there bandwidth restrictions on your to be host
alt: I don't really know any of the tech stuff vkn.... just that many gen societies are satisfied with them and the "price is right"
vkn: I see and the about cost? oh free lol
alt: not sure about that either, but it is cheaper than what we are currently paying
vkn: Howdy Selma
alt: hello Selma
Selma: Good Tuesday afternoon alt, and vkn Alt Who Do Think You are will be on TLC
alt: I saw the Ann Arundel Society's page and they had a photo of Khathu on their Home Page.
Selma: Kelly Clarkson is the subject tonight
alt: she's a country & western singer??
Selma: She sang at Obama's inauguration
vkn: oh really I think that is the group he spoke to alt
alt: right vkn on Khathu
vkn: So will we watch as a group???
Selma: Well it is Tuesday..but do we go to the Tuesday Chat room or the other room
vkn: You decide
Selma: Oh jeez..
Selma: Where is daviss..when I need her.. LOL
alt: sleeping in & catching up on her rest Selma LOL Oops, sorry to hear about auto problems
vkn: Sorry I did not get a chance to see her when she was here
Selma: I am excited about your upcoming research trip vkn
vkn: Me too Great expectations
alt: just be cool and not try and do too much vkn
vkn: It will be a teaching journey
alt: and don't be disappointed if what you're 'really' looking for isn't there.... that is par for the course, at least it is with me LOL
vkn: turning the Slater finding over to a niece who is eager to learn
vkn: Then she will team with the oldest granddaughter to continue
alt: I've been following the 'younger' folk on the African Ancestored DNA facebook page and it is scary.. the lack of interest they seem to display in learning about family history.
Selma: I am glad to see that there is someone to continue your work vkn
vkn: Alt do you have any takers on your request for volunteers
alt: they all want to quickly get back to Africa not yet vkn, just put the request up this morning... have had a couple of :likes" that are n
vkn: Great to ask. Hope you get takers who are credible
alt: me too vkn.. hopefully a new & improved look will generate interest & possible new members working members
Selma: "working" members..thats the key.. LOL
alt: dues paying & working members LOL LOL
vkn: alt the new kid on the block is mobile access so you need an app for the youngsters
alt: right vkn
vkn: research on the fly
alt: yep I saw that when I sent a PDF email to my dau-in-law and she receive it on her "phone" sitting right beside in my computer area here in the house.
vkn: It is amazing.... and I am learning to use ancestry on the ipad BTW alt what about the new search approach I have not noticed anything new
alt: look at the options for "events'
vkn: Then I saw AYW was giving thanx for the old ancestry search
Selma: Me too vkn..re: AY
vkn: okies "events"
Selma: What is under events
alt: the drop down for "any events' I've been using the "lived in" option for historical records and getting all kinds of hits
Selma: Oh...interesting, will have to check it out
vkn: I know you mentioned the residence feature a few days ago alt
alt: that is after entering name & area "lived in" you can even enhance to look for certain time periods vkn, I even looked for Buchanan in Inkster found a Charles A. in the Detroit City directories using that feature
Selma: did you send to the poster alt?
vkn: wow Doll will be glad to hear that
alt: nope, didn't want to 'intrude' on the thread
vkn: please intrude lol
alt: used Ancestry entered Charles Buchanan Detroit and got many hits scrolled until I found the timeframe she was looking for and boom there was Chas. A.
Selma: You did mean for the poster to go thru the census didn't you vkn? Don't think they understood
vkn: Did y'all see the wedding reporting posted on Newspapers It was the wedding of my youngest sister Well it is Doll Hargrove so she should understand
alt: saw it but couldn't zoom for readability
vkn: uh oh could not read well I will try and repost LOTS of pomp and circumstance
Selma: Were you in the wedding party vkn?
vkn: No that was during my Columbus Ohio period
Selma: My husbands Godmother was from Columbus..Grace Booker married name Hunt
vkn: In the school system selma?
Selma: She was from Columbus..but when I met her she was they were living in Baltimore.
vkn: I see
alt: vkn was booging @ the 502 on St. Clair Selma LOL
Selma: Before she retired she was head of the YWCA in Baltimore A lovely kind woman
vkn: lol lol lol also called the Nickel O Deuce
Selma: Alt are you a Mason?
alt: no I'm not Selma
vkn: no BPOE for alt
Selma: Have something I would like to return to someone who is
alt: Selma, you got the newsletter ???
Selma: Yes alt..haven't had a chance to read yet
alt: okay, just so you got it
vkn: Send it to me also Alt
alt: will do vkn
vkn: thanx muchly
Selma: Have to run folks..
vkn: See y'all at 9 2nite
alt: okay Selma take care
Selma: Have a great day Yep..see you tonight
alt: perhaps vkn, perhaps LOL