Daily Archives: January 7, 2020

Wichita Troll, Wichita – Kansas Tuesdays January 7, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Some Suggestions on Taking Headstone Photographs – January 7, 2020

If you are going to take headstone photographs, here are some suggestions I recommend. It doesn’t matter if you take them for Find-A-Grave, BillionGraves, or any other graving website that allows photo uploads. First, take a distant shot, preferably close … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! (Craciun Fericit) — American in Korea

Yes, it is January, and I am saying “Merry Christmas.” (Da, este ianuaria, si sunt spunand “Craciun Fericit.”) It is the Orthodox Church’s Christmas. (Este Craciun de Biserica Ortodoxa). When it is a holiday in Romania, lots is happening at … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Kit Update – January 7, 2020

When I got home last night, my LivingDNA kit was in my mailbox. It was mailed from North Carolina and the return shipping label has me shipping it to Georgia. I swabbed this afternoon and will be dropping in a … Continue reading

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Interment.net – Tombstone Tuesdays January 7, 2020

This is a re-post of an earlier post – Interment.net Another Cemetery Site. Didn’t realize it wasn’t a Tombstone Tuesdays post yet. You can sign up for monthly updates on new records added, but decided to make it this week’s Tombstone … Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard disaster, the USS Serpens — Pacific Paratrooper

The sinking of the ammunition ship USS Serpens in January 1945 was the single deadliest day in the history of the Coast Guard. The gigantic explosion, which killed 250 sailors and almost vaporized the ship, was blamed on an accident … Continue reading

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Life is Mine| Role-playing on Kickstarter — PlayStation when you need it.

Can’t get enough of The Brahs? Then Follow us on Twitter, Twitch, and YouTube! Do you enjoy GTA? How about being in control of your life in SIMS? Mash that together in a 70’s\80’s style setting and you have Life … Continue reading

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RootsWeb Mailing Lists to Be Discontinued March 2, 2020

I received this e-mail not quite an hour ago; administrators can save the e-mails in their list before March 2nd: Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to … Continue reading

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Hidden Troll, Keeper Of The Plains & Veterans Memorial – YouTube Video

As I spoke about the Wichita Troll yesterday – A Blog Post Choice Conundrum and How I Resolved It – January 6, 2020, I decided to look for the Troll on YouTube – Hidden Troll, Keeper Of The Plains & … Continue reading

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Copyright in 2020 (And Beyond) — Plagiarism Today

2019 ended the year, and the decade, with a headline-grabbing copyright story as a jury found Cox Communications liable to the tune of $1 billion for its failure to comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) safe harbor rules. … Continue reading

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