Lee Anders has a new genealogy blog called Geneaholic - hopelessly addicted. Put it on your blog list.
I really enjoyed her post on the Seven Genealogical Laws of Success. Her third "law" is the one that is most important to me -
Leave no microfilm unreeled at the library, no record untranscribed at the courthouse and no stone unturned at the cemetery. I have no doubt that published indices, databases, family histories and Ancestry.com are a godsend, but (listen up now!) they’re only the tip of an iceberg.
Read the whole thing.