My genealogy has gone missing.
I know I’m not alone, because I often hear from other genealogists how they wish they had more time for family history. Alas, I haven’t figured out how to add more hours to the day—my brilliant plans to hire a car service so I could search genealogy websites during my commute and an assistant to catalog my family archive while I sleep were foiled by budget realities. But happily, this issue is full of tips and tricks to help you make the most of the hours you do have.
For those of us who work full time or have other commitments to fill up our weekdays, the weekend is our best bet for cramming in some dedicated genealogy time. You’ll definitely want to try out the weekend genealogy projects suggested by contributing editor David A. Fryxell: With seven quick projects, there’s enough to keep you busy each weekend until our next issue arrives.
Of course, a surefire way to save time is to research more efficiently—you don’t want to waste your precious genealogy time going in circles. Lisa A. Alzo comes to the rescue with 23 secrets to working smarter, not harder.