Daily Archives: February 19, 2019

V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator – Tombstone Tuesdays February 19, 2019

Updated February 24, 2019: I will be posting about Arlington National Cemetery on February 26, 2019: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/02/26/arlington-national-cemetery-tombstone-tuesdays (link will be active once the post goes live at 10:10 A. M. U. S. Central Time). This week’s cemetery focus is on … Continue reading

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Six months single | Part #3 — Hannah Maggie

Part one here Part two here At the start of 2019 I felt very determined that this year I was going to do something all for myself. It can be frustrating at times when you feel like you’re not moving, … Continue reading

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The Hospital Hoppities – Kickstarter Campaign and Preserve Their Memories Indiegogo Campaign

I ran across two campaigns last night or this morning: first was on Kickstarter and the second was on Indiegogo. Kickstarter – The Hospital Hoppities: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/eyriepress/the-hospital-hoppities. Campaign goal $1806 (1,400 GBP) with pledges of $1,193 USD. Campaign ends Wednesday, March … Continue reading

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Ancestry® Announces 94 New and Updated Communities For People of African American and Afro-Caribbean Descent, Delivering More Historical Context Than Ever Before

I saw this on the Ancestry blog earlier today: Ancestry® Announces 94 New and Updated Communities For People of African American and Afro-Caribbean Descent, Delivering More Historical Context Than Ever Before: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/02/19/ancestry-announces-94-new-and-updated-communities-for-people-of-african-american-and-afro-caribbean-descent-delivering-more-historical-context-than-ever-before. With family history research there is always more … Continue reading

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Bipolar Advantage – Featured Vlogger of the Week February 19, 2019

Disclaimer: I have taken the Bipolar Advantage course a few years ago. I found it very useful.  For this week, I chose Bipolar Advantage – https://www.youtube.com/user/BipolarAdvantage as the Featured Vlogger of the Week for February 19, 2019. The main website … Continue reading

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Historic Naval Ships Association (HNSA)

I found this website a while back Historic Naval Ships Association (HNSA): https://www.hnsa.org/. You can see the posts that I have Tagged with HNSA: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/hnsa/. I am using it as one of several starting points for posts on ship museums. … Continue reading

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Why You Should Join International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) – DNA Related

If you haven’t heard of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) – https://isogg.org/, it’s a good group to join if you are into DNA related stuff. With the ISOGG website, you don’t have to be a member to search … Continue reading

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Instagram Strategies for Your Small Business — Top 10 of Anything and Everything!!!

When it comes to running a small business successfully, it’s incredibly important to have a large online presence. In the days where people are spending so much time on their phones, you need to have a way to reach them … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Free, Freeium, and Premium Genealogy Websites?

While I mentioned genealogy websites in the post title, the following applies to any website, not just genealogy websites. There are basically three types of websites out there: Free, Freeium, and Premium or Paid websites. There’s a fourth type that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to My Middle Brother

Happy Birthday to my middle brother. He’s a private person so I won’t mention his name or his age. Not sure if he would appreciate this rendition, but Happy Birthday to You!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osKLrBxqkuA (link in case the YouTube video doesn’t … Continue reading

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