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From: Rondina Muncy <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Introduction
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 21:48:50 -0500
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Welcome to the list. I'll add another question to Dee's. What area will you
specialize in?

Rondina P. Muncy
Ancestral Analysis
4008 Linden Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Christine Underwood <
> wrote:

> Dear TGF List Members,
> After attending Elissa Scalise Powell's "Course 6: Genealogy as a
> Profession" last June, I decided to get serious about making plans to
> become a professional genealogist. If you ever get a chance to take this
> course at IGHR at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, jump at it. I
> learned so much in a week that my head was spinning for months afterward. I
> have created an educational plan as she suggested and have been amazed at
> how much I have already done in furthering my education.
> I am putting on the finishing touches on my business plan, having taken
> the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Fast Trac program (
> for the past semester at a local college. I have
> joined the Association of Professional Genealogists and my local chapter,
> APG Heartland. I have read 4,205 messages on their Yahoo site since the
> inception of the chapter back in the early 2000s, and now I am beginning to
> read the archives of this Transitional Genealogists Forum, too. In just a
> day I have learned so much and encourage others to do it a bite-size hour
> at a time. The discussion and ideas are top-notch, and I am impressed that
> so many top names in the field lend their expertise to those making the
> transition from personal hobby to paid professional.
> I look forward to reading your current posts in the digests as I make my
> way through the archives. It may seem like I'm lurking, but I'm getting a
> real education here. Thank you for your frank discussions.
> Christy Underwood
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