Daily Archives: April 23, 2019

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019

I checked https://media.familysearch.org/ and saw FamilySearch had added – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-april-22-2019/. FamilySearch added an amazing 42.5 million new, free, indexed historical records this week from the 1939 England and Wales National Register. This collection is accessible through FamilySearch’s … Continue reading

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Latest DNA Sale Prices April 23, 2019

These are the latest updates I have found from looking at the different DNA testing companies today. 23andMe hasn’t added a sale price for its $99 kit and may not. MyHeritageDNA has lowered its sale price to $59 and extended … Continue reading

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Finland’s Hobbyhorse Girls, Once a Secret Society, Now Prance in Public

I saw this suggested article when I opened my web browser – Finland’s Hobbyhorse Girls, Once a Secret Society, Now Prance in Public: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/21/world/europe/finland-hobbyhorse-girls.html. Here’s another article – https://finland.fi/life-society/finnish-hobbyhorse-phenomenon-gains-new-ground-gallop/. Updated April 23, 2019: additional information added below. Hobbyhorse Championship 2019: … Continue reading

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The Very First Thing You Should Do Before Cleaning Headstones or Doing Anything with a Cemetery Plot – Tombstone Tuesdays April 21, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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DNA Day Pilgrims Leiden, the Netherlands Update

Update: April 23, 2019: Received a report the Like button was not working for some. I am not an IT person and I am hoping it’s a temporary situation, but will see if I can find workarounds if it stays … Continue reading

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GRWM and Genetic Test Results!!! – YouTube Video

This vlogger is in Kansas. It’s about genetic testing – GRWM and Genetic Test Results!!!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bqn9eK6rKlM (about 36:56 minutes long).

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International Society of Genetic Genealogy Wiki – Information for donors: getting ready for contact with donor offspring Updated

I saw posted in the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) Facebook group they had updated – Information for donors: getting ready for contact with donor offspring – https://isogg.org/wiki/Information_for_donors:_getting_ready_for_contact_with_donor_offspring. It’s written from a United Kingdom (U. K.) perspective, but most … Continue reading

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Mental health bloggers that should be on your radar — Wellbean blog

I asked for fellow mental health bloggers to share their blogs and tell me why they decided to start blogging and a fact about themselves. 18 fantastic mental health warriors tweeted me with their responses. If you’d like to have … Continue reading

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Big Brutus Electric Shovel – Kansas Tuesdays April 23, 2019

Updated April 23, 2019: added missing link to Tripadvisor which WordPress appeared to eat. I have never visited Big Brutus, http://www.bigbrutus.org/, the largest surviving electric shovel still in existence. It wasn’t the largest ever built, but there are no larger … Continue reading

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