Daily Archives: April 17, 2019

Brothers In Arms – Hobbit SBG Battle Report — Battles in Middle Earth

This week’s scenario presents something very different. Instead of platforms limiting movement, there was an open board to play on. Knowing that my kitchen table wouldn’t realistically pass for the caves in the Misty Mountains, I decided to order a … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – April 16, 2019

I saw the latest update this afternoon when searching Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections Only included the ones that have been updated or added since April 8, 2019. Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry New and … Continue reading

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The Voice of Eimear Quinn’s Powerful Irish History – MyHeritage April 16, 2019

I saw this earlier today during my genealogy company searches – The Voice of Eimear Quinn’s Powerful Irish History: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/04/the-voice-of-eimear-quinns-powerful-irish-history/. Interesting read, but it may be a bit graphic in places for some people.  

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Getting A Full DNA Test For My Guide Dog (Breed, Health, Personality!) – YouTube Video

Disclaimer the YouTube video link in this post was sponsored by Superpower Dogs. I also noted it next to the YouTube link. Years ago I had the thought about pet  and animal DNA. Out of curiosity, I checked Amazon and … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Notre-Dame and The Potential Redemption of Assassin’s Creed Unity — Gamer Crash

In the past, I’ve typically kept real-world issues off of my blog. I’ve always envisioned Gamer Crash to be a place where we discuss and celebrate video games and the industry they come from. To that end, I never wanted … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between BillionGraves and Find A Grave? Part I: For Researchers – BillionGraves April 17, 2019

Disclosure: I pay a yearly subscription for BillionGraves+. I also sometimes earn free months through transcribing. In the past, I have occasionally won prizes during contests although it has been a while since I last won anything or transcribed enough … Continue reading

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How Genealogy Can Bring Your Family Closer This Easter – FindMyPast

Some good points made in this article – How Genealogy Can Bring Your Family Closer This Easter: https://blog.findmypast.com/genealogy-brings-family-closer-2634421699.html. Family history is one of the most rewarding things to do during Easter and everyone can pitch in Are you going to … Continue reading

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Blog Challenge LAST DAY: Hopes and future for my blog — Flutter By Literature

You can ask anyone: my life revolves around reading and writing. I barely do anything else. I write for work and write for please. I read for this blog and I read for pleasure. via Blog Challenge LAST DAY: Hopes and … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Catsup Bottle, Collinsville, Illinois – Weirdness Wednesdays April 17, 2019

Updated May 1, 2019 with new Yelp photo I found today. In researching yesterday’s Kansas Tuesdays post, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/04/16/two-sets-of-hot-and-cold-water-towers-kansas-tuesdays-april-16-2019, I came across what claims to be the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville, Illinois. A point made by Vroom Car Rental … Continue reading

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In Japan At Last — The Occasional Nomads

We are so happy to finally be in Japan! While we have had a wonderful time since we began traveling last August, our arrival in Japan has felt a bit like coming home. Not only are we thrilled about being … Continue reading

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