Pick an ancestor at random–preferably one you know a little bit about. Ask yourself what are three things researching this ancestor told you about research? Thinking about what you had to learn to research that ancestor or what you learned by osmosis while researching that ancestor may give you a bit of insight into your current problems. Or it may remind you that there was a time when you did not know as much as you do now. Sometimes we all need to be reminded of that. I wrote an extended series of posts of this type for my Rootdig blog several years ago.
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