Daily Archives: February 3, 2019

Create Your Own Newsletter with Mailchimp: The Basics — Kellie Michelle Parker

Well, friends, I’m pleased to report that instead of putting it off for most of 2019, I decided to tackle one of this year’s toughest goals head-on: creating my author newsletter. Most people in the publishing world will tell you … Continue reading

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Life Is Fleeting

A close friend died in the early hours of the morning today. I would ask you to keep his wife and kids in your prayers. I will be doing a memorial post for him once I have more details. We … Continue reading

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MyHeritage DNA $59 Sale Ends February 4, 2019

Just a reminder that MyHeritageDNA’s $59 sale with free shipping if you order 2+ kits in a single order ends tomorrow, February 4, 2019. Regular price is $79.00. You can order kits at https://www.myheritage.com/dna. Latest report shows over 2.4 million … Continue reading

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DNA Test Unites Topeka Half-Siblings 54 Years Later

I found this article: https://www.wibw.com/content/news/DNA-test-reunites-long-lost-Topeka-half-brother-and-sister-54-years-later-504929391.html. MyHeritageDNA was the testing company. The two share a father and were born just two months apart in 1964. After over five decades of not meeting, or even knowing each other existed, they are making … Continue reading

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Gaming Sunday February 3, 2019

 AS ALWAYS, CHECK PRICES BEFORE ORDERING as sales can end or change before I update them. Also, some sales only have so many items or keys available for purchase so the sale ends as soon as they run out of … Continue reading

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One little change — The Legal Genealogist

Enable us, Family Tree DNA! The furor over the unilateral decision of the genealogical DNA testing company Family Tree DNA to change its terms of service and open its customer database to law enforcement for use in criminal investigations comes … Continue reading

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USS Michael Monsoor DDG 1001 Commissioned January 26, 2019

USS Michael Monsoor DDG 1001 Commissioned January 26, 2019 https://www.facebook.com/DDG1001/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARBlNfLUOCcfV7j71RSdcf8zS3qeDdt5HtKmkKRkMM65yFiS7yA6IpZ-36-7CDu67CB7JRKQs-8QSOT1&fref=mentions. Saw it posted on the U. S. Pacific Fleet’s Facebook page a little bit ago: https://www.facebook.com/USPacificFleet/?__tn__=kC-R&eid=ARD5bjMGt-Ck4J-ixuPEw3y2URdAkbVZ58TA6sIu02FHgm6uwAApy6CenntrY1a_QgS8XI3_2mL0ChoN&hc_ref=ARQB-kGz_pdCgOgaXhJgf2XaoSztMUM-yu9CKVciwCbnsKNfVTmpGq0fsfGEOwGy68o&fref=nf&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBPUD1tz_flfGG7EDyD3AQeZPE83czUN71MGyuvNWM24LeeU9fBH1pR66ppRtZ19j2chqB_o700EWcoBsbdriiVSJLWEmGy5jgj0S5Wv26K93oh6NUduFbTMc6NFC4R31C9y95c4Jv8mhfiAFHDgkSN6xHjT1t0mi6xJGBwDSgTjba_oMvA6KTUATrjcszc6niAjT9nQTlkQ9XAdldCK1M-5y5qKMKnHSToeAA6lqJAbgsZabgREx7yfXJoAEGSLG-0xcvXD2WVGb-KRIxLf8qdiUW_I_D9TrBo8vlShyH9rR_KXkOKtI6wCpcYglUIGoC5VpYJySnMhnKwB4hSMLgqdEm4CUyvJ0SoH_4mFtkpB-jJEadu. You can learn more about the ship on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Michael_Monsoor. Michael A. Monsoor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_A._Monsoor. … Continue reading

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Website

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) website https://www.cwgc.org. Some additional information from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_War_Graves_Commission. Some of the names include non-Commonwealth individuals. In my Smith example below, 6 Smiths were listed Serving under: Dutch (i.e., the Netherlands). These would be individuals who … Continue reading

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Disability and chronic illness bloggers you need to follow right now! — Life with Spina Bifida

Do you love learning about various chronic illnesses and disabilities? Me too! I may have a lot of knowledge about Spina Bifida but have very limited knowledge about other chronic illnesses and disabilities because I don’t have them. Disabled bloggers … Continue reading

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