Hitting the Reset Button – Genealogy Do-Over Week 1

Hitting the Reset Button – Genealogy Do-Over Week 1

Taking the lazy way out with a re-blog. Genealogy Do-Over Cycle 4 starts Friday, October 2, and I am going for broke. If you ever wish you could just start over, now is the time. There is a lot of good advice, a great community, and the opportunity to learn from others. Hope to see you there!

Kith 'n' Kin

While I was on vacation last week, I came across Genealogy Do-Over, a 13-week project developed by Thomas MacEntee, creator GeneaBloggers. The purpose of the project is to help those of us who need to hit the reset button on our genealogy methods. I have to say, this is something I have needed for a long time. The advice given in Genealogy Do-Over is based on Thomas’ own personal experiences as a genealogist. While I would like to think that after 15-years of genealogy research that I was more than a novice, I am sure there are many genealogy enthusiasts like me who never created good, solid habits for research. Over the years, I have taught myself through reading, conferences, and trial-and-error, and created my own unique methods. However, I know there must be a better way to ensure that I make the most of every hour I…

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