Daily Archives: March 5, 2019

A Trip to Osaka Castle, Part 2 — American in Korea – Part 1 Link Included

When I went out of the tower at Osaka castle. there was a lot of interesting people in the court yard. I took the opportunity to take pictures for you. This girl was wearing a kimono, an obi (the belt), … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA $59 Sale on GroupOn

I received an e-mail today from GroupOn – https://www.groupon.com/deals/n-myheritage-dna-kit showing MyHeritageDNA on sale for $59, limited time only – no date on when it ends; regular price is $79. On the MyHeritageDNA – https://www.myheritage.com/dna site, it’s on sale for $69 through March … Continue reading

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Congratulations Maggie Lapinski of Liberal, Kansas for Winning the International Annual Pancake Race

A race that has been going since 1950 between Liberal, Kansas and Olney, England was won this year by Maggie Lapinski. She also won the race in 2017. It’s run on Mardi Gras. I saw the results on a local … Continue reading

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Trekyards: Featured Vlogger of the Week March 5, 2019

This week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week is Trekyards: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbBYR6-krxfofEjd1GfqONw. From their About page: Description This is the domain for the Trekyards Webseries, where we examine the ships and tech from the Star Trek Universe. We interview the people behind … Continue reading

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Copyright, the EU and user-generated content — Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

There has been a lot written over the last few months about the upcoming European Union Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. It’s a controversial topic. Within it, the Directive is an attempt to reshape EU copyright law … Continue reading

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Black Ink Coffee Company, Veteran Owned – Kickstarter Campaign

I saw a question about a Kickstarter campaign in a Facebook group; it didn’t mention the Kickstarter campaign or the fact he was a veteran, but when I clicked on the group member’s profile, he had the link to it … Continue reading

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The truth about book blogging statistics —

It seems to be a sort of taboo in the book blogging community. You hear the word and you shiver, wonder, stress out about it all of a sudden. You don’t really talk about statistics when you’re a book blogger, … Continue reading

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SeaBees 77th Birthday March 5, 2019

I saw the notice on Facebook, but it showed March 4th as the date. According to this link: http://seabeemagazine.navylive.dodlive.mil/2019/02/26/birthday-message-from-the-chief-of-civil-engineers/, it’s March 5th. In my research, I came across this blog post, https://seabeemuseum.wordpress.com/2018/10/13/the-seabees-and-their-other-birthday/ with an original birth date of December 28, … Continue reading

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Learning To Be Myself — Taylor Johns

Learning to be myself has been one of the hardest things… I am shy, and I always have been. For years I was made to feel as if this is one of the worst characteristics to have. I have always … Continue reading

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