Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales November 18, 2019

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7 Best Botanical Gardens in the U.S. — From The Darkness Into The Light

7 Best Botanical Gardens in the U.S. What do you do if you want to enjoy the beauty of blooming flowers, trees and plants, but you don’t have much of a green thumb? Do you struggle to plant your own … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA and 23andMe Updates For Me – November 18, 2019

I mentioned last month – Ancestry® Expands Reference Panel to Deliver More Precise Results and New Regions – October 21, 2019 about Ancestry.com rolling out new updates on ethnicity results. I noticed an e-mail today from Ancestry showing my ethnicity had … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 18 November 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 18 November 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-18-november-2019/ FamilySearch.org added new, free, historical records this week from Benin, Brazil, England, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, South Africa and the United States including … Continue reading

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Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi – Mississippi Mondays November 18, 2019

I had planned on heading back north with today’s post, but after learning of my brother-in-law’s death yesterday – Rest In Peace to My Brother-in-law, Dwight T., Retired USAF Veteran Died November 15, 2019, I decided to head south again … Continue reading

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Abbreviations on U. S. Military Headstones Don’t Always Mean What You Think – November 16, 2019

I started working on this post November 16th after seeing too many cases on Find-A-Grave and BillionGraves where people were not aware of the V. A. guidelines on acronyms/initials/abbreviations. This was before finding out my brother-in-law had passed away on … Continue reading

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The GEDmatch Warrant — The DNA Geek

This summer, GEDmatch was served with a warrant from an Orlando, Florida, court pertaining to a violent serial rapist. The warrant demanded access to GEDmatch’s entire database of users, including those who had not opted in to law-enforcement matching. A … Continue reading

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Rochester — Julie Powell – Photographer & Graphic Artist

I reckon these silos have to be among the cutest, featuring a squirrel glider and an azure kingfisher, both local and native to the region. Painted by (Jimmy)Dvate. The town of Rochester is super proud of these silos, and why … Continue reading

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S1E4 – Owning a Titan II Missile Silo – The Above Ground Tour – YouTube Video

This video was chosen before I found out my brother-in-law, Dwight – Rest In Peace to My Brother-in-law, Dwight T., Retired USAF Veteran Died November 15, 2019, had passed away on Friday the 15th. Dwight retired from the Air Force … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace to My Brother-in-law, Dwight T., Retired USAF Veteran Died November 15, 2019

I originally scheduled my next post about a Titan II YouTube video for this slot. At the time, I was unaware that Dwight had died. I had not been on Facebook much the last few days or I would have … Continue reading

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