Monthly Archives: October 2019

USS Maine Memorial, Tarboro – North Carolina Thursdays October 31, 2019

This week I focused on Tarboro, North Carolina for North Carolina Thursdays. It took a while as there were a number of possibilities. When I went to HMDB, I found the USS Maine Memorial: https://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=31105. I may not find much … Continue reading

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October 31, 1941 – This Day During World War ll – Destroyer Reuben James (DD-245) is torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-552 — U S Military History

October 31, 1941 – Destroyer Reuben James (DD-245), while escorting 42-ship convoy HX 156, is torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-552 off western Iceland; 115 men are killed USS Reuben James (DD-245)—a post-World War I, four-funnel Clemson-class destroyer—was the … Continue reading

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3 Ways Copyright Shaped Halloween — Plagiarism Today

I saw this on Plagiarism Today – 3 Ways Copyright Shaped Halloween — Plagiarism Today It’s Halloween time again and what could be scarier than copyright? To be fair, almost anything, but that doesn’t mean that copyright hasn’t played a … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Lauren Bruner (1920–2019), one of the last survivors of Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona

I don’t visit Legacy.com on a regular basis unless I am looking to see if the site has an obituary. When I was on it recently looking for an obit, I saw the obit for Rest in Peace John Moon … Continue reading

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This is My Truth, A Customer’s Point of View – 23andMe October 29, 2019

I saw this on 23andMe recently – This is My Truth, A Customer’s Point of View: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-customer-stories/this-is-my-truth-a-customers-point-of-view/. This is something I warn about in my presentation – finding unexpected surprises. October 29, 2019 By 23andMe under 23andMe Customer Stories By … Continue reading

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New Bundle of Holdings – Cities of Cthulhu, Trail of Cthulhu October 31, 2019

I saw these two (2) bundles recently on Bundle of Holding – Cities of Cthulhu and Trail of Cthulhu: Added to https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/10/27/gaming-sunday-october-27-2019/. Cities of Cthulhu: https://bundleofholding.com/presents/CthulhuCities Beware — new Investigations! This new Cities of Cthulhu Bundle presents recent ebook scenarios and … Continue reading

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More on Obituaries – October 31, 2019

I hadn’t planned on this being a series when I started talking about obits, but after my last post on the subject – What’s Not in an Obituary – October 30, 2019, I reviewed my notes on the topic and realized … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace John Moon (1916 – 2019), Oldest Known Iwo Jima Survivor – October 29, 2019

Rest in peace John Moon, oldest known Iwo Jima survivor (1916 – 2019). I saw this a few minutes ago on Legacy.com – http://www.legacy.com/news/celebrity-deaths/notable-deaths/article/john-moon-1916-2019-oldest-known-surviving-veteran-of as I working on a different post. John Moon was believed to be the oldest known … Continue reading

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Miniature Monday – Villagers: Farmer — Caffeineforge

Everybody hears about the heroes. Dragon slayers, powerful wizards, cunning pirates (okay, “heroes” in the latter case), but what about the ordinary folks? Like, for example, a grumpy farmer? Have a look at this week’s peasant collection! via Miniature Monday – Villagers: … Continue reading

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This Question Came to My In Box: If a baby is born on December 31 in Korea, then why are they considered to be 2 years old on January 1st, the next day? — American in Korea

Considering a baby born on December 31 as two years old on January 1st actually has a couple of different reasons behind it. It goes back to three different things: 1) the traditional Korean calendar is different from ours. 2) … Continue reading

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