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...

Correlate With Mind Maps

Are you buried under sources and information for your ancestor, but can’t see the answer to your research question? You probably feel the same way standing under a bunch of balloons because you can’t see what’s above them. What if you could organize your information...