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From: Angela McGhie <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Hobby needed
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2009 12:17:07 -0400
> Genealogy can be a heavenly place to spend a few hours away from their
> "everyday life."
I think genealogy can be a heavenly place even if it is your everyday life.
> Those of you who wish you can do this all the time -- be
> careful what you wish for. <g> Just like the adage about the shoemaker's
> kids not having any shoes, the professional genealogist's own family
> may be neglected when working for others. That time thing again.
Elissa you are exactly right! I have been so focused on genealogical
education, building my new business, managing study groups and fulfilling
volunteer commitments that I rarely have time to work on my own family
research. I love what I am doing! I just need to balance and find time to
focus on conducting the exhaustive research necessary so that I can get my
BCG portfolio together. Hmm. May I should go back and review the time
management plan I created when the _*ProGen*_ study group covered this
Thanks for making me smile today!