Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Let This Iteration of a Hobby Blog Begin — The Tabletop Gamer

Welcome to my miniature wargaming blog. In the spirit of full disclosure, this is not my first miniature wargaming blog. In fact, it is the 4th iteration of a hobby blog that I have created in the past 26 years … Continue reading

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Bonfire Crowdfunding T-shirt Site

I mentioned this crowdfunding site, Bonfire – https://www.bonfire.com/, earlier today: Update to Earlier Fundly Top 40+ Crowdfunding Sites Post. I came across it a week and half ago. Imagine my surprise when a vlogger mentioned it on YouTube earlier today. … Continue reading

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Great Plains Transportation Museum, Wichita, Kansas

I have yet to visit this museum, but it’s something I plan on doing in the near future. The Great Plains Transportation Museum http://www.gptm.us/ or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Plains_Transportation_Museum. They are on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gptm_wichita. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreatPlainsTransportationMuseum. Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/700+E+Douglas+Ave,+Wichita,+KS+67202/@37.6859867,-97.3296283,553m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x87bae3954e5add57:0xde52507a3c918f74!8m2!3d37.6862132!4d-97.3296967. Static displays: http://www.gptm.us/html/displays.html. YouTube … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Beta Update February 2019 – Big Letdown

In one of my Facebook groups, I noticed this announcement earlier this morning: https://livingdna.com/news/dna-matching-open-beta-be-part-of-it-today (dated February 14, 2019). DNA Matching Open Beta – Be Part of It Today We are incredibly excited that our new DNA family matching system, Family … Continue reading

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Update to Earlier Fundly Top 40+ Crowdfunding Sites Post

This is an update to my earlier blog post: The 40+ Best Crowdfunding Websites: Fundly Blog. Also combining the crowdfunding lists from two earlier posts: Top 10 Crowdfunding Platforms of 2018 According to Inc.com and The Rest of the Top 20 … Continue reading

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Things I Learnt While Blogging — lifesfinewhine

I’ve been blogging for a bit over 3 years and over the years these are the things I’ve picked up so far. Let me know in the comments if they’re relatable! It’s harder then it looks- I know a lot … Continue reading

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Atlas Obscura – Weirdness Wednesdays February 20, 2019

After several tries, I came up with a site that was weird enough without going over my requirements for being too weird, too political, or too over the top in some other way. Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/. I mentioned this site a … Continue reading

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Harsh Writing Advice! (Mostly for New Writers) – YouTube Video

HARSH WRITING ADVICE! (mostly for newer writers): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYqZjCsAJeg (in case the above video doesn’t work). She makes the point in the blurb: DISCLAIMER: this is just a bit of fun! While the core advice is 100% true, I’m dressing it … Continue reading

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New Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of February 19, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch yesterday – https://media.familysearch.org/new-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-february-19-2019/, but decided to post it this morning. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Colombia, Italy, Switzerland, and the United States: California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (almost 5 million new military records), New York, Oklahoma, … Continue reading

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