Daily Archives: June 6, 2019

Dive into the Deep Dark Ocean in a High-Tech Submersible! – YouTube Video

In looking for a Space Saturdays video (which I found and will post Saturday), I found this video – Dive into the Deep Dark Ocean in a High-Tech Submersible!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDb7VRxW9Cw (around 14:22 minutes long). Come join Greg Foot on a … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions: FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries June 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Frequently Asked Questions: FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/familysearch-affiliate-library-faq/. What is a FamilySearch affiliate library?  An affiliate library cooperates with FamilySearch International to help patrons have fun personal family history discoveries. This outcome is accomplished by affiliate libraries … Continue reading

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12 Images of D-Day From The Artists Who Were There — Through the Shattered Lens

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On this day, in 1944, the Allied forces landed at the beaches of Normandy and, against overwhelming odds, began the liberation of Nazi-occupied France and later all of Western Europe. At least 4,400 … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 5, 2019

I saw this earlier today on Ancestry –Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. I am only including the latest updates since my last post on Ancestry‘s updates. New and Updated   UPDATED Web: Washington County, Maryland, Marriage Index, … Continue reading

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Dante Labs Father’s Day DNA Sale $399 Whole Genome Sequencing

I received this e-mail in the wee hours of the morning and almost missed it – Dante Labs Father’s Day DNA Sale $399 Whole Genome Sequencing – https://us.dantelabs.com/collections/our-tests/products/whole-genome-sequencing. Use promo code FATHERSDAY if necessary. It also applies to their United … Continue reading

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Update: JoJo Found June 7, 2019; Crikey! Kangaroo on the loose in south Mississippi — Mississippi Business Journal June 6, 2019

It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets report that Jojo the kangaroo went missing from an elementary school in Gulfport Wednesday morning. Cody Breland of Wild Acres Wildlife Photography … Continue reading

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Updated List of DNA Tests Offered Through Helix June 6, 2019

After noticing that Geno 2.0 Next and some other DNA tests were no longer offered on Helix, I decided to do an update on what DNA tests are available through Helix. My last update for Helix tests was October 1, … Continue reading

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My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches – FindMyPast

I saw this on FindMyPast a few minutes ago and decided it was a great way to honor D-Day – My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches: https://blog.findmypast.com/a-dday-veterans-return-to-normandy-2638712712.html. Note: Alex Cox is the person who usually posts the FindMyPast … Continue reading

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I’m Absent-Minded — Kelly’s Favorite Things

Back in the 1960s, Disney released a movie called The Absent-minded Professor. It starred Fred MacMurray of My Three Sons fame. (If you’re over 50, I know exactly what just happened with your brain when you read My Three Sons. … Continue reading

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Seashell Gas Station, Winston-Salem – North Carolina Thursdays June 6, 2019

I found this on Roadside America yesterday Seashell Gas Station Winston-Salem – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/11631.I chose it as this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. Official Website: https://www.presnc.org/ (group that restored the station and used it as an office until 2011 – http://www.cityofws.org/Portals/0/pdf/Planning/HRC/Local_Landmarks/LHL_Sheets/92_ShellServiceStation.pdfContinue reading

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