I found out the hard way that putting your email address online opens you up to "spammer robots," which roam around the Internet looking for address to give to spammers.
To try and defeat them, I use the following procedure:
My email: jc_genealogy@NOSPAMcomcast.net
Just remove the "NOSPAM" and email away!
Thanks & looking forward to hearing from my cousins and fellow genealogy nuts.