Daily Archives: May 21, 2020

DNA Angel Project – May Edition — Hound on the Hunt

It’s time again for our monthly draw for something DNA and why not a DNA kit from MyHeritage compliments of Shop the Hound. Testing your DNA with MyHeritage provides you with two types of results: An Ethnicity Estimate and DNA … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment

Thursday doors #68 — View from the Back

Today we’re featuring more gorgeous doors from our January trip to Saint-Paul de Vence, another historic Old Town. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Catawba County Museum of History, Newton – North Carolina Thursdays May 21, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I focused on Catawba County, North Carolina. A quick check of Newton led to the Catawba County Museum of History  – https://catawbahistory.org/museum-of-history. Official Website: https://catawbahistory.org/museum-of-history Hours:  Closed to the Public in accordance with NC Executive … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Military History, Social Media, States | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Free Family History Classes and Webinars for June 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – Free Family History Classes and Webinars for June 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/free-family-history-classes-and-webinars-for-june-2020/ May 21, 2020 Free Family History Classes and Webinars for June 2020 The world famous FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah is … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Several DNA Companies Are Asking for Help with COVID-19 Surveys – May 20, 2020

Over the last month or so, a number of DNA companies – AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritageDNA, etc., have asked for help filling out surveys for COVID-19 or are helping out with COVID-19 in other ways. Here are a few examples: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2020/04/22/ancestry-invites-its-members-to-help-advance-research-to-fight-covid-19/ Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

What I Learned from Years of High Functioning Depression, Anxiety, and Low Self-Esteem — Cristian Mihai

Ever wondered how depression feels like? It feels like being afraid of heights and having to live at the top floor of a skyscraper. It also feels like the building is on fire. Burning from the inside out, slowly consuming … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment

Is mortgage forbearance an option? Here’s what to know — Mississippi Business Journal

Suddenly out of work or making due with reduced paychecks, an estimated 4.1 million Americans have sought forbearance on their mortgage, according to data released Monday by the Mortgage Bankers Association. That’s a staggering number, and experts anticipate more homeowners … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mother Sobs Meeting Firefighters Who Saved Her Children Stranded On Thin Ice – YouTube Video The Kelly Clarkson Show

I saw this on YouTube this morning – Mother Sobs Meeting Firefighters Who Saved Her Children Stranded On Thin Ice – YouTube Video The Kelly Clarkson Show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqw1LF2U6l4 (about 10:14 minutes long).  

Posted in Social Media | 4 Comments

Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Rules for Writing a Short Story — irevuo

Kurt Vonnegut, one of the most influential writers of this century, passed down a simple list of rules for writing a short story, though I think they can be applied to longer narratives as well. He did say that Flannery … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment