Daily Archives: April 20, 2019

Rhetorical Question – How Many WordPress Followers Do You Have? Depends on Where You Look

I don’t normally pay a lot of attention to the Stats page for WordPress. As other bloggers point out, it can be meaningless. A good example is the title of this post Rhetorical Question – How Many WordPress Followers Do … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Trek in the world – Adventure Travel Nepal

via Everest Base Camp Trek in the world Adventure Travel Nepal. When I was younger, I dreamed of one day making a trip like this with the goal of visiting the highest mountain on every continent. I haven’t removed it … Continue reading

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Three of my Favorite Genealogical Finding Aids – FamilySearch

I  saw this recently on FamilySearch – Three of my Favorite Genealogical Finding Aids: https://media.familysearch.org/three-of-my-favorite-genealogical-finding-aids/. Gena‘s information below is from the earlier article, but she wrote both articles. Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, instructor, and researcher. She blogs at Gena’s Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera. … Continue reading

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New WordPress Paid Options

I was in the middle of doing a post about the joys and pains of WordPress blogging that I will finish later. As part of that post, I checked the various paid plans offered by WordPress. In the not too … Continue reading

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A Cold War and a Warm Handshake – YouTube Video

Neat meeting in space – A Cold War and a Warm Handshake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFaUNaCjoXw (about 10:22 minutes long). You can read more about the meeting on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo%E2%80%93Soyuz_Test_Project or on NASA’s website: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo-soyuz/index.html.  

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23andMe Mother’s Day Sale Ends May 13, 2019 – $30 Off $199 Test

I am used to 23andMe – https://www.23andme.com/ coming up with strange pricing choices for their DNA sales. When I checked their website a few minutes ago, they were offering a Mother’s Day Sale on their Ancestry/Ethnicity + Health Test that ends … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan-1 Space Saturdays April 20, 2019

As I contemplated what should be the subject of Space Saturdays, I went looking for space stuff on my least favorite search engine. I eventually settled on India‘s Chandrayaan-1 – https://www.isro.gov.in/Spacecraft/chandrayaan-1. I was going to talk about Chandrayaan-2 which had … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Advocate In Bipolar Medication Management — The Dopamine Queen

It seems many people with Bipolar Disorder are leaving their treatment plan completely up to their doctors. I often hear about how a med is not working for someone or how the side effects are making it not worth the … Continue reading

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Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2019 May 30 – June 2, 2019 Early Registration Ends April 21, 2019

I saw the e-mail Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) – http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/ sent back in January 2019 announcing the Jamboree as well as checking on their website on a regular basis over the last few months. I am no longer a member … Continue reading

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