I am blessed with a great support group this year. I have my local ladies (and gent) that I highlighted in my Follow Friday post The Ohio Contingency. I also have those that I consider dear to me… my Chicago 3. I have no idea why I started calling them this other than, well, they are from Chicago and there are three of them! Without them I would be lost! I’ve mentioned them before, but I really felt like I wanted them to have their own post.
Terri O’Connell (@tracingmyfamily) of Finding Our Ancestors is my geneabuddy for 2012! She’s also my fellow student at the National Institute, the Chicago Travel Examiner columnist, a travel agent, and a wonderful resource for genealogy. Without her encouragement to clarify and state my goals my year would be much more chaotic! Her weekly check-ins keep me going.
Jennifer Holik-Urban (@jencoffeelover) of Generations is an unbelievable force in the genealogy world. She’s taking 2012 by storm! She shares opportunities, encouragement, and information as a blogger, professional genealogist, author, and Chicago Genealogy Examiner. Jen is a dear friend as well as someone who pushes me to be my best and tells me that I can do it!
Laura Cosgrove Lorenzana (@archivalbiz) of Last Leaf on This Branch is my friend, confidant, and cohort. Blogger, professional archivist and genealogist, Kane County History Examiner columnist, and art lover – never a dull post or moment. I’m so excited to see where the year will take her. She writes beautifully, has a passion for documents and photos, and always makes me see my Ohio research in a new light. She’s my genea-WonderTwin.
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