Daily Archives: July 29, 2019

Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2019 – FamilySearch July 29, 2019

I checked FamilySearch today and saw this –Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2019 – FamilySearch July 29, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/free-family-history-classes-and-webinars-for-august-2019/. The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free classes and webinars for August 2019. Classes will include … Continue reading

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MDAH Digitized Newspapers Available Online – posted July 26, 2019

I missed this the other day, but I was checking the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) website today as part of Mississippi Mondays and noticed – Digitized Newspapers Available Online – posted July 26, 2019: http://www.mdah.ms.gov/new/news/digitized-mississippi-newspapers-available-online/. Researchers from … Continue reading

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Chivalry and Sorcery RPG Kickstarter Update July 29, 2019

Here’s the latest update on the Chivalry and Sorcery Role-Playing Game (RPG) 5th Edition Kickstarter campaign – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cns5/chivalry-and-sorcery-the-medieval-role-playing-game/. It’s fully funded and has met all but the last two Stretch Goals. It’s close to meeting one of the Stretch Goals … Continue reading

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Gen Con Beginners Guide: Advice and Tips – YouTube Video

For those not familiar with Gen Con, Wikipedia to the rescue – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gen_Con Gen Con is the largest tabletop-game convention in North America by both attendance and number of events. It features traditional pen-and-paper, board, and card games, including role-playing … Continue reading

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French submarine La Minerve (S647) found 50 years after disappearance – NavalToday

I try and recognize when a ship, sub, or other missing vessel has been found, especially if it has been missing for a long time. I saw this on Wikipedia today –  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_submarine_Minerve_(S647). Here are several articles reporting on the … Continue reading

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School Bus Nuclear Fallout Shelter Buried in Canada July 29, 2019

I saw this nuclear fallout shelter made of school buses in Canada long before I noticed this week’s Mississippi Mondays – Abandoned School Bus Storm Shelter Buried in the Ground of Carroll County. There are several similar school bus tornado … Continue reading

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DNA, Genealogy, and Privacy: Handling the Double-Edged Sword Webinar – Thomas MacEntee August 2, 2019

I received an e-mail about this free webinar on August 2, 2019 at 2 P. M. U. S. Eastern Time – DNA, Genealogy, and Privacy: Handling the Double-Edged Sword https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=1113. Only the first 1,000 signing in will be able to … Continue reading

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Abandoned School Bus Storm Shelter Buried in the Ground of Carroll County – Mississippi Mondays July 29, 2019

Update: posted a Canadian nuclear fallout shelter post that used 42 school buses – School Bus Nuclear Fallout Shelter Buried in Canada July 29, 2019. I found this week’s Mississippi Mondays on Abandoned Playgrounds  – Abandoned School Bus Storm Shelter … Continue reading

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To All My Blogging Friends — Salted Caramel

The recent passing of blogger Helene Valiant has made me realise how much I value my friends in the world of blogging.Although I did not know Helene or her work very well, I had heard of her from other bloggers. … Continue reading

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Quinceañera Traditions and History – FamilySearch July 28, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – Quinceañera Traditions and History – FamilySearch July 28, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/quinceanera-traditions/. Quinceañeras mark a young woman’s transition from childhood to adulthood and often feature lively music, dancing, and food. These and other quinceañera traditions … Continue reading

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