Daily Archives: January 17, 2019

23andMe Ethnicity Update January 2019

Updated January 18, 2019: see My 23andMe Ethnicity Update Results January 2019 for my latest ethnicity results. I saw this posted on 23andMe‘s blog: https://blog.23andme.com/ancestry/30-new-reports-and-1000-more-regions-included-in-23andmes-latest-ancestry-composition-update/. We are now offering more than 30 new population-specific pages called Ancestry Detail Reports, as … Continue reading

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Male Ban-Hes

I saw this question raised in a Role-Playing Game (RPG) or Author/Writer group on Facebook, don’t remember which as I was looking at both RPG and Author groups at the same time, about what male Banshees are called. I am … Continue reading

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Hemiplegic Migraines

Standard disclaimer: I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 (where applicable) or contact … Continue reading

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My Dice Company Standard – Old Gamescience Dice

Disclaimer: I worked briefly for Gamescience back in the early 1980s when the company was run by Lou Zocchi and in Gulfport, Mississippi. For a long time, my gold standard for dice has been the old Gamescience dice. These were … Continue reading

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Auschwitz Survivor Eva Kor talks about the power of photo colorization

Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor talks about the power of photo colorization: https://facesofauschwitz.com/2019/01/auschwitz-survivor-eva-kor-talks-about-the-power-of-photo-colorization/    

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Cryogenics v Books — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

I was reading a little bit of a Carl Sagan’s Book to our son. Our son asked me to reread a couple of quotes. “We are like butterflies who flutter for day and think it is forever” “Books permit us … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Popeye the Coast Guardsman

Thank you to  U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 05-02 Bronx, https://www.facebook.com/bronxflotilla/, for the reminder. They link to https://www.wearethemighty.com/articles/popeye-sailor-man-originally-popeye-coast-guardsman, which shows Popeye’s Coast Guard roots. He looks pretty good for someone who is celebrating his 90th birthday. ,

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I’m struggling. — The Bloggess

So many of you have reached out because you’ve noticed I’ve gone missing for a week on social media and that’s never happened before. I’m so sorry I worried you. This week has been the hardest of my entire life. … Continue reading

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