Planning My Research

Dennis Nolan at Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.

Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a whopping 4 hours on my own research while I was in northern Indiana. I had to be selective on how I spent my time and narrow my list to items that I felt would be possible to accomplish. It was tough! At first stab, I made a … Continue reading Planning My Research

Keeping Up With My To-Do’s

I always say that I prefer to be busy. Until I am actually too busy to keep up with everything! Then I get stressed out and have to rethink how I use my time. This month has been a pretty busy one with several exciting things happening within a week of each other. Eek! Right … Continue reading Keeping Up With My To-Do’s

Genealogy Journaling

In October of last year I began an experiment in getting myself organized called bullet journaling. It fed my list making tendencies and also my crafty side. I liked that I could make it as simple or decorative as I liked. It's a flexible system to organize yourself. Eventually I began notebooks for a number … Continue reading Genealogy Journaling

Week 2 of My Genealogy Do-Over

Since I'm a busy gal it looks like I'm just getting around to wrapping up Week 2 of my Do-over.  I was surprised at the time it took for me to do my self interview.  I'm not one who really talks about myself much, but in the 40 years I've been around... I've done a lot … Continue reading Week 2 of My Genealogy Do-Over

Week 1 of My Genealogy Do-Over

Here it is! Week 1 of my Do-over and though I haven't spent a lot of time on it I've ruminated on the items that Thomas has assigned to this week.  They are: Setting Previous Research Aside Preparing to Research Establishing Base Practices and Guidelines While I have been contemplating this process there are a … Continue reading Week 1 of My Genealogy Do-Over