Reasonable Expectations

by JL Beeken on 1-17-2013

Maybe it’s just me, but …

Since I know a lot of us are post-60 or post-70 or 80 this is an idea for the organization of reasonable expectations for the geriatric crowd, of which I am one. … [continued]

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2013 Goals For The New Year

by JL Beeken on 1-01-2013

Of course, my goals for the new year are to reduce stress AND be more productive. In other words, all I have to do is work from morning til night and be totally relaxed at the same time. … [continued]

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Blog Subscriptions

by JL Beeken on 12-15-2012

RSS I decided I’d try to do a Randy Seaver and increase my blog subscriptions to a couple thousand and follow them every day, too.

First I had to find his secret. Either he has way more time than the rest of us, or he’s got a secret.

… [continued]

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nFS: Share Data

by JL Beeken on 11-30-2012

Family Tree is coming, in all its technical glory. They say. I have faith. And then we’ll be able to share our data in a happier way.

I’m smitten and here’s some reasons you should be too. … [continued]

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MRIN Filing System Addendum

by JL Beeken on 11-23-2012

For those of you who are following the MRIN Filing System I left one part out of the PowerPoint presentation.

With all files sorted into MRIN folders, there’s only one thing left; my genealogy database. Scary huge place that is, OMG. All the notes and events and research and everything. … [continued]

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Bookmark Management

by JL Beeken on 11-10-2012

What I’ve been doing lately is trying to make something useful of my bookmarks. It’s not another bookmark manager that’s needed; it’s bookmark management. … [continued]

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ActionOutline

by JL Beeken on 11-03-2012

ActionOutlineHere’s the ActionOutline alternative to yesterday’s mind map plan. … [continued]

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The 30 Minutes/Day List

by JL Beeken on 11-02-2012

When your to-do list is scrolling off the bottom of your monitor, what are you going to choose to do today? Enter the 30 minutes per day list. … [continued]

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So Many Blogs, So Little Time

by JL Beeken on 11-01-2012

Looking at just our small corner of the world — according to the blog roll at GeneaBloggers, there are now over 2,800 known genealogy blogs. That means there are more; add the yet-to-be-found ones. … [continued]

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Photos: Change Date/Time Taken

by JL Beeken on 10-29-2012

As we approach the time to change back to Standard Time, it’s also time to remember to change the Date/Time Taken on our cameras.

Cousin Sam called me the other night with a photo crisis. … [continued]

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