I can’t believe that as the sun set tonight, the first half of 2014 has already slipped into the history books.
What were the highlights of the last 6 months for DigiDeena?
Redesigned my DigiDeena website to give better visibility to the genealogy events I teach
Joined APPO, the Association of Personal Photo Organizers
Hired a superb business coach, Carol Naff of Mariner Company Coaching
Became a Constant Contact Solution Provider and began the certification program
Saw the episode of Dark Minds, for which I performed research, aire on Investigation Discovery
Submitted 11 speaking proposals for national conferences next year
Settled on a decision to eventually transition my catalog of 300,000 digital images to Adobe Lightroom
Implemented Franklin Covey’s PlanPlus Online Pro Edition for time and project management
Purchased a timeshare at the Kimball Condominiums in SLC so I can do more research at the Family History Library
Taught 18 genealogy classes to a variety of audiences
Completed courses in Autosomal DNA, Genetic Genealogy and Copyright
Began a monthly NGSQ journal article study group
Attended the awesome RootsTech 2014 conference in Salt Lake City
Accepted the role of publicity chair for the FGS 2015 Alaskan Cruise
Served as a judge at National History Day in Colorado for high school students
Invested significant time to take my WordPress plugins knowledge to the next level
Took a 10-day road trip to Texas to help my aunt and uncle move into assisted living
Visited Clayton Library in Houston for the first time and researched all day
Completed a 16-week study group on Mastering Genealogical Proof
Celebrated the 7th anniversary with my husband Chris
Flew my Mom out to visit for a week and work on genealogy
Installed a receiver hitch and bike rack enabling travel to riding trails near and far
Survived my step-daughter turning 13
What will the next half of the year bring?
Guess I better set some new goals!