Challenge #21: No Regrets

Have you ever planned something to do, and when you were in the middle doing it you remembered something you should have had on your list and thought, “Oh! I wish I’d thought of that before!”??? I have. It’s no fun when it happens in the middle of a research project....

Challenge #20: Time For Some R&R!

I know you want this one! R&R is “Rest and Relaxation.”  Are you feeling rested and relaxed? I wonder! Instead of creating your research plan last week, some of you might have attended the National Genealogical Society Conference in St. Charles, Missouri, or...

Challenge #19: Create A Research Plan

Time to make a plan! What is a research plan? “Genealogy Standards #9: Planned Research,” reads, “Genealogical research beings with and follows dynamic plans for gathering information from – or images of – resources. The plan’s purpose is to meet stated...