I live in country Victoria, Australia with my husband, two children, my elderly father, two very individual (and frequently amusing) cats, an extremely cute corgi dog and an elderly pony who really thinks he is a large dog and loves stealing sausages off the BBQ. My mother, whose side of the family I'm currently most interested in, is supported in full-time care. As a full-time carer for my father, I'm not currently working and thoroughly enjoy the escapism of spending time on developing my family tree and volunteering my time to help WikiTree achieve its goals.
My parents were/are collectors. So I'm blessed to have an amazing trove of paperwork and treasures to work through - imagine what it might be like to have parents who kept everything (where is the underline function when you need it?) and then triple it! I was also blessed to grow up having all four grandparents feature prominently in my life. As a young person, the family stories were actively talked about (and probably embellished with a good dose of colourful artistic license) around the dinner table and this made me develop a keen, and proud, interest in my family history. And now as an adult, I want to know more - so many unasked questions! A very eclectic family group is probably the best way to describe us - but then that probably describes every family group doesn't it!!??
By nature, I'm an idea's person who fixes & finishes. So give me a problem and I'll merrily go about thrashing out ideas with whoever is keen to listen/participate and then I'll turn those ideas into things that can be done and make them happen. I'll ask a gazillion questions along the way but generally get to an outcome that works for most. Collaboration, and open and honest communication, is the key. And I don't like to let people down.
My goal for my life @ WikiTree is to;
a) develop a well-sourced and interesting family tree for 'my lot'
b) work on profiles for people who have interesting stories but who might otherwise fall through the cracks of history particularly in the 15th/16th centuries
c) contribute to the Projects I'm involved with in a way which helps them function as best as they can.
I know this will keep me occupied for quite some time to come ;-)
Digital afterlife statement: When I have become unable to continue my work here on WikiTree, through physical or mental illness, or die, I do not want any of my Profiles deleted. I give permission for the Profiles I am Profile Manager of to be transferred to one of my family members, any of the other wonderful WikiTreers who have collaborated with me, or WikiTree admin - the best distribution for each Profile to be determined at the time. My profile should be taken over by one of my children; or one of my WikiTree friends or relatives if they decline. Potter-10870 02:41, 22 January 2022 (UTC)
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