Daily Archives: December 10, 2013

Family Tree DNA Weekly Update 10 December 2013

As mentioned here, http://forums.familytreedna.com/showthread.php?t=33969 Two changes: 1) ability to clear map locations for most distant known maternal or paternal ancestors; 2)  Matrix tool (see below). Matches Maps Locations Clear Button Some users… View Post

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Tombstone Tuesdays BillionGraves Update December 10, 2013

Congratulations to BillionGraves for hitting 6 million records. http://blog.billiongraves.com/2013/12/6-million-marvelous-records Here is a list of devices that work with the BillionGraves app (Android or Apple – phones and tablets), but check with BillionGraves if your device isn’t listed. http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/help/devices.php You don’t … Continue reading

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New DNA Testing Company – YSEQ DNA Origins Project

I grew up with two parents who ran small businesses and as a result I have a special place in my heart for those starting up new businesses. In memory of my parents, I will occasionally highlight small businesses. I … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesdays – Find-A-Grave Updates December 10, 2013

Update 1: Find-A-Grave has added the new Edit feature for all users. It was beta for a while, but is available to everyone. Here is the Find-A-Grave Forum link discussing Help test changes to the new edit system. You need … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA Weekly Update 10 December 2013

As mentioned here, http://forums.familytreedna.com/showthread.php?t=33969 Two changes: 1) ability to clear map locations for most distant known maternal or paternal ancestors; 2)  Matrix tool (see below). Matches Maps Locations Clear Button Some users have requested the ability to clear their stored map … Continue reading

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New DNA Testing Company – YSEQ DNA Origins Project

I grew up with two parents who ran small businesses and as a result I have a special place in my heart for those starting up new businesses. In memory of my parents, I will occasionally highlight small businesses. I … Continue reading

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Community Support Helped Margaret Trudeau Live With Bipolar Depression

Nice article on how community support can make a huge difference in the lives of people living with mental illness. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/margaret-trudeau-says-community-support-helped-her-live-with-bipolar-disorder-1.2450589 http://ca.ne… View Post

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3D Tech to Preserve the Past and Present for the Future

An interesting article on digital 3D modeling to preserve the past and present for future generations. http://upfront.ngsgenealogy.org/2013/12/can-digital-3d-modeling-preserve-past.html This has huge potential for not only future generations, but for… View Post

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DBSA – Depression Bipolar Support Alliance

The Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a great resource for people dealing with depression and bi-polar. There are 700 support groups and 300 chapters. Website http://www.dbsalliance.org About DBSA http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pag… View Post

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Webinar: Self Management Techniques for Bipolar Disorder December 12th 9 A.M. U.S. Pacific Time

Mental Health Monday The webinar includes Dr. Erin Michalak and is hosted by the International Bipolar Foundation. Open to consumers, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. You will need to click on the Get Tickets in the below link to sign up. … Continue reading

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