Daily Archives: October 26, 2019

My Other Family – Cats, Dogs, Fish, Hamsters, Gerbils, Squirrels – October 26, 2019

I am not sure if my parents had Horses when I was young, but they ran a Horse Ranch for a while. My earliest memories don’t include Horses and I am not sure when they stopped running the ranch. I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad October 26, 2019 – You Are Not Forgotten

While Dad has been gone since February 7, 1977, today would have been his 90th birthday. If you want, you can pay your respects to him on BillionGraves – https://billiongraves.com/headstone/Fredrick-Willard-Smith/843592 or Find-A-Grave – .https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85161383/fredrick-willard-smith. It was about this time of the … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales October 26, 2019

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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What we can — and can’t — learn from our pets’ DNA – DNA Saturdays October 26, 2019

This week’s DNA Saturdays takes a slightly different view on DNA – What we can — and can’t — learn from our pets’ DNA: https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/what-we-can-learn-our-pets-dna-genetic-testing. Sweetie, now 12, looks kind of like a greyhound. Or maybe a Labrador. She’s long … Continue reading

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The Genetic Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade – 23andMe October 24, 2019

I saw this 23andMe this morning in their weekly e-mail – The Genetic Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/transatlantic-slave-trade/. Last week at the annual conference of the American Society of Human Genetics, 23andMe researchers presented one of the first … Continue reading

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The History of the United States Navy – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube last night – The History of the United States Navy – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-2Kac2xSZ0 (around 5:51 minutes long).

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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships — Index October 26, 2019

I was aware of this work for a while – Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships — Index: https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html. There are plenty of topics on the above link.  You can choose to search for vessels by name, number, or letter. … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan-2 Update, Still Missing – Space Saturdays October 26, 2019

I noticed this recently where NASA‘s second flyover – https://www.sciencealert.com/india-s-crashed-moon-lander-is-still-missing-and-nasa-can-t-find-it-anywhere and https://www.indiatoday.in/science/story/chandrayaan-2-vikram-lander-not-found-new-nasa-photos-moon-landing-site-1612124-2019-10-23 has not found the Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander. The theories right now are It landed in an area covered by shadow even during the lunar day It landed outside the … Continue reading

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It Really Does Matter Who’s At the Wheel — The Recovering Legalist

It’s a Friday, but some of you need a smile. I can see your faces. About the video: This was the second video in a long series I did with a puppet named Buddy (a.k.a., Mr. Monkey). Seven years ago … Continue reading

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RootsTech London Last Day – 26 October 2019

Just a reminder, it’s the last day of RootsTech London 2019. Here’s the website: https://www.rootstech.org/london Here’s the schedule: https://www.rootstech.org/schedule Some events will be streamed live for free – https://www.rootstech.org/london/live-stream-schedule. Each day, sessions be streamed at 9 A. M., 11 A. … Continue reading

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