Daily Archives: February 13, 2019

Facebook Sent Me a FaceVersary Notice February 13, 2019

Facebook posted a FaceVersary notice today, February 13, 2019. Hard to believe it’s been eleven (11) years since I joined. That means I joined in 2008. The reason I joined was to help with my Master’s thesis: Working on Updating … Continue reading

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4 Reasons you should start a Blog TODAY! — Diary of a Travel Bug

I wish someone would have told me about blogging years ago. I have only been blogging for a few months, but seriously, why did I never think about this before. Originally, the idea for me to start a blog came … Continue reading

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Onward, Mississippi – Birthplace of the Teddy Bear – Roadside America

Updated February 20, 2019: added links to My Delta’s recent blog post – https://mydelta.blog/2019/02/20/teddy-roosevelt-park-rolling-fork/ and Vimeo video link about Holt Collier – https://vimeo.com/247075948. Some great information in My Delta’s blog post. Roadside America – Onward, Mississippi Birthplace of the Teddy … Continue reading

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Reminder AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA, and MyHeritageDNA $59 Sales End February 14, 2019

Just a  reminder the $59 DNA sales at AncestryDNA – https://www.ancestry.com/dna/; also $59 on Amazon.com, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – https://www.familytreedna.com/products/family-finder; also $59 on Amazon, and MyHeritageDNA – https://www.myheritage.com/dna; $69 on Amazon end tomorrow, February 14, 2019.

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IJN Mikasa Ship Museum

Here’s one of the oldest battleship museums afloat. The IJN Mikasa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Mikasa. See also https://www.cnet.com/news/japans-114-year-old-battleship-mikasa-a-relic-of-another-time/ and https://museumships.us/japan/mikasa. It was built in 1899 – 1900. Here are several other sites: Photo Tour: https://www.vaq136.com/mikasa/index.html; Wayback Machine link: https://web.archive.org/web/20100911090314/http://www.scientificamericanpast.com/Scientific%20American%201900%20to%201909/4/lg/sci421904.htm; http://www.kinenkan-mikasa.or.jp/ – Official site … Continue reading

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Peter Jackson Possibly Involved With ‘The Lord of the Rings’ TV Series After All — Pasta’s World

Amazon is bringing the world of JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings to its streaming service, and Lord of the Rings film director Peter Jackson may be involved after all. Jackson is currently out promoting his latest film, Mortal Engines … Continue reading

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Disney Parks Cremated Loved Ones Not Allowed – Weirdness Wednesday February 13, 2019

This was an easy one to find as it was high on the list when I did a search for weird news on my least favorite search engine. I never thought of Disney parks as the place to scatter a … Continue reading

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Is Freelancing for You?

I ran across this article: https://www.thecut.com/2019/02/why-freelancing-creates-anxiety-about-money.html. A blogger friend freelances using this site: https://www.freelancer.com/. She makes decent money on it, but I haven’t tried it. Freelancing has become a way of life for many individuals over the last decade or … Continue reading

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Supplementary: Orcbusters for Paranoia — No Rerolls

When I said regular series back in April 2016, I did not expect that the next installment of Supplementary would not be written until nearly three years later… Heck, even the beginnings of this very article have been in my … Continue reading

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