Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

The 101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

One of my favorite gifts when I was young was The 101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith. I wasn’t aware there was a sequel and haven’t read it. In my opinion, Dodie’s version is a much better book than anything Disney … Continue reading

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Tips and advice for new bloggers — Bournemouth Girl

It wasn’t that long ago that I was brand new to the blogging community. I did not really know what to do, even now there is so much I don’t know and I am learning all the time. I recently … Continue reading

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Chimera’s Comic Store Offer $25 Application Fee + 500 Word Or Less Essay

Updated February 15, 2019 – Contest still going. In one of the most interesting e-mails I have received in a long time, this offer came in today. It’s the offer to win a Comic Store in Illinois; application fee of … Continue reading

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Mid-American All-Indian Center, Wichita, Kansas

I have been to the Mid-American All-Indian Center (MAAIC), Wichita, Kansas  http://www.theindiancenter.org/Pages/default.aspx, numerous times since moving to Wichita. You can find a Calendar of Events at http://www.theindiancenter.org/Pages/Calendar.aspx. It’s open Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 A. M. – 4 P. M. U. … Continue reading

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Opening the DNA floodgates — The Legal Genealogist

FTDNA database now wide open to law enforcement The Legal Genealogist has long been one of the biggest fans of the DNA testing company, Family Tree DNA (FTDNA), part of the Gene by Gene companies of Houston, Texas. A company … Continue reading

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Mobile Vietnam Wall 2019 Tour Information

I saw this on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/VietnamVeteransMemorialFund/, about the Mobile Vietnam Wall 2019 Tour Dates and Locations. Here’s the link: http://www.vvmf.org/2019-twth-tour. I only briefly glimpsed it in passing when it was in Wichita, Kansas years ago. I would love to see … Continue reading

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Featured Blogger of the Week – bereavedsingledad February 1, 2019

I chose https://bereavedsingledad.blog/ as my Featured Blogger of the Week before seeing one of his posts yesterday: https://bereavedsingledad.blog/2019/01/31/he-looks-like-a-neanderthal/. I was fairly confident that my first thought of where he was going with the title was probably wrong. I appreciate the … Continue reading

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Interpretate/Interpretator – Archaic Words

I am going to use the words interpretate and interpretator in a blog post shortly. I decided to explain why it’s one of my favorite words before using it. I first learned of the word when attending a Thursday singles … Continue reading

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FTDNA Opens the Door to the Cops — The DNA Geek

This post has been updated. Today, Buzzfeed broke the story that Family Tree DNA has been allowing FBI agents to use their database for criminal investigations. What’s more, Gene-by-Gene, the parent company of FTDNA, is selling DNA analysis services to … Continue reading

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Current February 2019 DNA Sales

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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