Monday, October 21, 2013

Motivation Monday - The Remainder of 2013

Since it's been awhile since I've done any real research or blogging, I thought that I would finally get back into the swing of things by setting some goals for myself for the remainder of 2013.

So here goes,


  1. Finish the reorganization of the Office / Craft Room. Goal Date: December 14, 2013
    • Put shelving in the closet. Goal Date: October 31, 2013
    • Clean and Spiff up the File Cabinet. Yes this was a goal over 3 years ago. You can read about it here. Goal Date: November 23, 2013
    • Organize Bookcase. Goal Date: November 2, 2013
  2. Organize at least 5 Individual Folders (I keep folders for individuals as well as families) and make sure citations are up to snuff. The citations issues is the most important part of this goal. When I returned to the genealogy a few years ago, I didn't always do a real good job with my citations. Goal Date: November 28, 2013
  3. Write a minimum of one blog post per week. 
  4. Read Slave Ancestral Research: It's Something Else by Mary L. Jackson Fears. I've had this book on my wish list for awhile and finally decided to order it this past weekend through Half.com (my favorite book store along with Amazon). I'm at the 1870 Brick Wall on most of my lines. While I think, I've thought clearly in how to break through the wall, so far I've been unsuccessful. Therefore, I'm always looking for ideas that I've not thought of. Hopefully, this will get the wheels turning, again. Goal Date: November 28, 2013
  5. Write a research plan for determining / confirming the last owner of my 2nd great grandparents, Jasper and Jane Pierce. Goal Date: December 21, 2013
Since there were only 2 1/2 months left in the year, I didn't want to do a laundry list of things. I think these are attainable goals in the time frame that I've given myself to get them accomplished. I will get them done. I just need to keep telling myself that every day.


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