Daily Archives: September 30, 2019

23andMe Offering New $499 VIP Health + Ancestry Test September 30, 2019

It’s been a few days since I logged into 23andMe, but today, I noticed they are now offering several prices, including a new one. Ancestry only $99.00, Health + Ancestry $199.00 (or $125 if you are upgrading to Health), and … Continue reading

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Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko – Mississippi Mondays September 30, 2019

I chose the Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko, Mississippi for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. I found it on https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/2682. I went looking for things in or near Kosciusko. Official website: https://www.mississippi-umc.org/churchdetail/494048 http://www.umc.org/find-a-church/church/81114 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buffalo-United-Methodist-Church/237066386336105 Church contact information below (the sign … Continue reading

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International Coffee Day — Guam Christian Blog

So yesterday I reblogged a post from Espresso Stain about National Coffee day being September 29th. I was talking with my son when we were driving around yesterday and he told me that today, October 1st is International Coffee Day. … Continue reading

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Done With Dogsitting Duty September 27, 2019

I hadn’t mentioned that I was dog-sitting for a friend’s two dogs. It started on September 18 and ran through the 27th. I mostly stayed at their place while they were gone on a long trip. It’s also why I … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Reading Long Blog Posts (Because Some People Can’t Keep It Short, Even With Titles) — The Recovering Legalist

I know, everyone hates them, even those of us who write them. But you know that if your readers are actually going to take the time to read through an entire 1500-word masterpiece, it had better be interlaced with plenty … Continue reading

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Blogging Anniversary: 13 Years Ago — The Domain for Truth

WordPress tells me that yesterday it was my 13th year anniversary of when I started blogging on WordPress. It’s also been 516 straight days of back to back daily post! I’ll be posting a book review a few hours from … Continue reading

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Newest Bundle of Holding – Traveller 4 Sci-Fi RPG – Ends October 21, 2019

Traveller is currently on its 5th edition (once you see the Wikipedia link you may understand why 5th Edition isn’t what I would call the revised version) as I posted back in May 2019: Traveller5 Kickstarter Campaign. Traveller 4 never gained … Continue reading

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Chao announces grant to support Gulf Coast train project — Mississippi Business Journal

Federal funding has been awarded to Mississippi to support the return of passenger rail service between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, the secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday. 43 more words via Chao announces grant to support Gulf Coast … Continue reading

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My Crowdfunding Campaign: Here’s What Happened – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube yesterday – My Crowdfunding Campaign: Here’s What Happened – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G0Vuvb45HQ (around 10:35 minutes long). Here’s the Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/simonegiertz/the-every-day-calendar. Kicktraq: https://www.kicktraq.com/projects/simonegiertz/the-every-day-calendar/. She raised $593,352 for a $35,000 campaign goal with 2,305 backers. The … Continue reading

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4 U.S. City Names That Aren’t Pronounced How You Think — From The Darkness Into The Light

Can you pronounce these city names: Nunathloogagamiutbingoi, Ouachita, Zzyzx, and Ocoee? Ready for your next challenge? See how many of these five unusually pronounced U.S. city names you can figure out. Worcester, Massachusetts Credit: Sean Pavone/Shutterstock The spelling indicates it … Continue reading

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