Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

Comparison Between Me and My Two Nieces – AncestryDNA October 21, 2019

Today, I looked at my AncestryDNA results with my two closest matches – my sister’s two daughters. I hadn’t compared the amount of shared DNA between us before today when I was looking to see if there were new close … Continue reading

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October 20, 1944 – Invasion of Leyte — Subli

Alligators Charge toward the Foe on Leyte. Official U.S. Coast Guard photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Seventy-five years ago today, MacArthur fulfilled his pledge and returned to the Philippines. Even with reports of weak resistance and … Continue reading

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Ancestry® Expands Reference Panel to Deliver More Precise Results and New Regions – October 21, 2019

I saw this today on Ancestry – Ancestry® Expands Reference Panel to Deliver More Precise Results and New Regions: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/10/21/ancestry-expands-reference-panel-to-deliver-more-precise-results-and-new-regions/. This is a follow-up to an earlier post – Check your AncestryDNA® results next week! Ancestry DNA – Saturdays October … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 October 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 October 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-21-october-2019/ This week, Familysearch.org added over 4.4 million new, free, historical records this week from the 1860 United States Census (Slave Schedule).  Additional countries include American Samoa, Brazil, … Continue reading

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Greene County Museum, Leakesville – Mississippi Mondays October 21, 2019

I saw this on the Wikipedia link for Mississippi museums – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Mississippi. It had a footnote that led to a defunct link, but the Wayback Machine saved a copy – https://web.archive.org/web/20160304104734/https://visitmississippi.org/bookmarkables/show/24593. I chose it for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. It … Continue reading

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One Problem TV, Movies, and Authors Have in Common

There is more than one problem TV, movies, and authors have in common, but one of the most serious problems is this: too many TV channels, movie studios, and authors publishing books are putting out garbage, often repackaging the same … Continue reading

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“Violet Lightning” and “Mighty Wind” – Japanese Late War Fighters — Pacific Paratrooper

Two planes fielded by the Japanese late in WWII, the Kawanishi N1K1-J and N1K2-J fighters, became popular with the Japanese military, despite having an unusual development history. In the history of aircraft design, it hasn’t been that unusual for land-based … Continue reading

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Copyright and Fair Use – October 21, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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4 Shots From 4 Films: Count Yorga Vampire, The Dunwich Horror, House of Dark Shadows, I Drink Your Blood — Through the Shattered Lens

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do … Continue reading

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Laws Broken: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory – YouTube Video

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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