Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

Gaming with my Kids — Sword, Board, and Pen

As school starts here in Kansas, I am feeling nostalgic for gaming with my children. Joseph is an adult, Katlyn just started her Senior year, and Aleksia started Kindergarten this week. I have been playing more games the past few … Continue reading

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A trip down the mighty Mississippi – YouTube Video

I saw this last night on YouTube – A trip down the mighty Mississippi – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGJ6BTKp8cg (about8:25 minutes long).

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Meet 23andMe’s Interns – August 16, 2019

I saw this yesterday on 23andMe – Meet 23andMe’s Interns: https://blog.23andme.com/news/inside-23andme/meet-23andmes-interns/. 23andMe’s second official internship program included 28 interns across a number of teams and in a variety of different roles. Our interns this year come from universities all over … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – August 15, 2019

I saw last night on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – August 15, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates since my last update post. Only including updates since August 14, 2019 update. New and Updated UPDATED England … Continue reading

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A Map of Australia During World War II — IHRA

One of the indirect consequences of World War II was the rapid expansion of Australian infrastructure. American, British and Australian war plans all assumed that the defensive line would be held at Singapore and the Dutch East Indies, and that … Continue reading

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Famous African Americans in FamilySearch Records – August 16, 2019

I saw this last night on FamilySearch – Famous African Americans in FamilySearch Records: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/famous-african-americans/ The above link includes the following Three African American Stories (Harriet Tubman (Araminta Ross), Frederick Douglass, and George Washington Carver) – https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/african-american-stories/.  From the first … Continue reading

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Chimera DNA Is Not Why You Aren’t Matching a Parent or Child; DNA Saturdays August 17, 2019

I covered this a while back December 2018, DNA and Chimera. People don’t bother to read the articles or they don’t dig deep enough. If you are not matching at a fairly close level (aunt/uncle, niece/nephew, or a similar percentage … Continue reading

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Remembering Hurricane Camille 50 Years Later – August 17, 2019

This is a post remembering the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille on August 17, 1969. Here are various videos on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Hurricane+Camille, not all are Hurricane Camille related. There were 143 deaths in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama with another … Continue reading

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August 17 – Remembering Tony Lovell, Portrush’s decorated air ace — Remembrance NI

Wing Commander Anthony Desmond Joseph Lovell was a decorated ace who served in the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain and throughout the war. He died on 17/08/1945 only three days after the surrender of Japan. via August 17 … Continue reading

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Marshall to Lead Human Landing System Development on This Week @NASA – August 16, 2019 – YouTube Video Space Saturdays August 17, 2019

I chose this YouTube video for Space Saturdays August 17, 2019 – Marshall to Lead Human Landing System Development on This Week @NASA – August 16, 2019 – YouTube Video Space Saturdays: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1-6h4Wj6Aw (around 2:47 minutes long). Past Space Saturdays: … Continue reading

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