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Don't Mess With Tracie!

In the category of don't mess with Tracie, let's just say that I take my Family History responsibilities perhaps a bit too seriously. Today in Family History Library, several of my committee members were there, working away and being anxiously engaged in their calling. A couple of nice-looking gentlemen came in, I think to read their scriptures beforehand, but it ended up turning into more of a flirt-fest. Now, I know our ward exists to encourage people in this endeavor. But NOT in my Family History Library. We have important work to do there. So - rather than keeping my mouth shut, I proceeded to interrupt and question them, asking if there was anything we could help them with, anything they wanted to work on, if not I needed everyone to be working. We had the work of salvation going on there, and it was important. Or something to that affect. I scared one of the poor fellows to the point that he right away dropped what he was doing and jumped on a computer and logged into FamilySearch. Whataya think? Too much maybe? Sigh... 

Here I am, on the downward side of my ward's age range, and likely a little intimidating to some of the youngsters. But I want to be warm and welcoming, and encourage all those who want to be in the Family History library to come on in and get excited about their Family History and/or Indexing. Those poor men will likely never come into the Library ever again, what with Dragon Lady Tracie running the show. Oy vey! Heaven help the man whoever tries to flirt with me in the Library. Although after today's episode, I don't see that happening anytime soon.


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