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Genealogy Business: Ready. Set. GROW.

Guest Blog: Carolyn Murphy, founder of Family Tree Quest ( Working as a professional calligrapher for over 20 years, I thoroughly enjoyed providing a variety of services to valued customers. This included writing names in beautiful penmanship on family tree charts. It was a fantastic way to work from home while raising my five children. Beginning in 1993, however, effects from a series of three car accidents compromised my ability to keep up that work. My usual “pop-right-back-from-any-difficulty” attitude was not enough to overrule the verdict that there would be lingering physical effects. Incredible adjustments to living with daily pain and acceptance of what seemed to be a new life with dramatically-reduced physical activities began to take its course. Read the rest of this entry »