Monthly Archives: January 2020

WifeBlah – Featured Blogger of the Week January 31, 2020

Update – corrected a link I missed. This week I chose WifeBlah– https://wifeblah.com/. After seeing her post earlier today – Been away, what a shame. I decided a good welcome back present was choosing her at this week’s Featured Blogger … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis Alpha Doom on the Warden Kickstarter Campaign – Ends February 13, 2020

Metamorphosis Alpha (MA) is considered the first science-fiction Role-Playing Game (RPG) – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamorphosis_Alpha. It has elements that make it science fantasy – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamorphosis_Alpha#Science_fiction_or_science_fantasy?. Here’s a fan Wiki – https://mutant-future.fandom.com/wiki/Metamorphosis_Alpha. This Kickstarter campaign – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1409961192/metamorphosis-alpha-doom-on-the-warden is for An all-new adventure for … Continue reading

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Heard of These Recycled Shoes for Children? #WATWB — Damyanti Biswas

We are the World Blogfest (#WATWB) focuses on positive stories no matter where they’re found. It is all about spreading peace and humanity on social media. In the spirit of… The post Heard of These Recycled Shoes for Children? #WATWB … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA $59 Valentine Day Sale – Ends February 14, 2020

I saw this sale today on FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA)https://www.familytreedna.com/ – sale price $59 (ends February 14, 2020); regular price $79.00 – Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Family-Tree-DNA-Genetic-Ancestry/dp/B01NAQ1UCW sale price $59.00,regular price $79.00. FTDNA offers mtDNA and Y-DNA testing. Y-DNA … Continue reading

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The Songs We Sang — Pacific Paratrooper

Originally posted on “To the Warrior his Arms”: Released in 1959 and based on his book The songs we sang, musician Les Cleveland accompanied by his group the D Day Dodgers released this collection of often very irreverent songs that … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 30, 2020

I saw last night there was an updated list, but didn’t have Wi-Fi access to share it before now on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 30, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after January 22, … Continue reading

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Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute to create database of victims and survivors – January 23, 2020

I saw this yesterday – https://news.am/eng/news/556199.html. The project is in the planning stages, seeking funding, and is not complete yet. You can learn more about the genocide at http://www.genocide-museum.am/eng/armenian_genocide.php The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute believes it is important to create a … Continue reading

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The U-Boat Campaign — Weapons and Warfare

Many would agree that no single factor contributed more to the Allied victory in the Second World War—or was more important—than the long, hard-fought, extraordinarily punishing campaign to keep the oceans open to the vital shipping traffic, without which Britain … Continue reading

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Crimson Flatbread Pizza! — BeautyBeyondBones

Hello from Utah! Oh my gosh, I have been having such a blast with my family! And we have been eating well, oh my stars. Monday night we went to the Seafood Buffet, which is hands down my favorite meal … Continue reading

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New Imperial Calendars & Durham parish registers – FindMyPast Fridays January 31, 2020

I saw this last night on FindMyPast. Here’s this week’s FindMyPast Fridays –  New Imperial Calendars & Durham parish registers: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/new-imperial-calendars–durham-parish-registers. They can usually be found at https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/, either Thursday or Friday, depending on when they get posted.   Alex … Continue reading

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