Following on from the last post about focus, I’m looking for exactly how to accomplish this feat of narrowing down my research. Obviously I can’t do justice to a database of over 20,000 people. I have relatives ranging from 10th great-grandparents in the 1600’s to 10th cousins born last year.
With 20,286 people in my main database, things have long since gone out of focus. Obviously. Continue reading
Here we go into the New Year and it’s the same old goal around the blogosphere; finally getting organized. Continue reading
I’ve gathered. And I’ve scanned. And I’ve sifted and sorted. And now it’s time to write. Or not. Continue reading
After gathering and scanning, I now had a digital folder of all things ME, and I could put the paper into a physical folder of ME because it’s not needed anymore. (But I’m not throwing it away either.) Continue reading
On Day 9 of The Great File Box Cleanup I got around to my own folder. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again for prioritizing genealogy work to get ready to choose a list of goals for the New Year. Continue reading
My mother is the Queen of tucking things away.
Any time I ask her if she received such and such that I sent her, she will almost always say, “I tucked it away for later.” Continue reading
I realize it doesn’t hold a candle to a tablet or a smartphone but if you don’t have one of those or you do but it doesn’t work for you, this is what I use for recurring tasks. I make X’s in the boxes when I succeed. It’s in-my-face on my bulletin board telling me constantly if I’m meeting my goals. Or not. Continue reading