Daily Archives: August 14, 2020

History of Europe – 6013 years in 3 minutes – YouTube Video MrOwnerandPwner

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxDyJ_6N-6A Direct link: History of Europe – 6013 years in 3 minutes – YouTube Video MrOwnerandPwner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxDyJ_6N-6A (about 3:27 minutes long). The point of this YouTube video is how much boundaries have changed in … Continue reading

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King James II, and why London stopped feeding pigeons — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

The statue of James II stands in front of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. He is depicted as a Roman emperor, wearing armour and with a laurel wreath crown–under the pigeon perched on his head. James II was originally … Continue reading

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The Family Kalamazoo – Featured Blogger of the Week August 14, 2020

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Luanne of The Family Kalamazoo:  https://thefamilykalamazoo.com/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week. I do have some distant relatives who live in Michigan and wonder if we are related through … Continue reading

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Fill in the Gaps Project: My 4X AND 5XGreat-Grandparents, Carel and Johanna (Cornaaij) Mulder — The Family Kalamazoo

Did you catch that in the title? Carel and Johanna are both my 4x great-grandparents and my 5x great-grandparents! How is that possible? Through my maternal grandfather, Carel and Johanna are my 4X greats, the parents of Johanna Mulder who … Continue reading

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Lulu vs KDP Print | Self Published Book Unboxing – YouTube Video Self-Publish with Dale

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaCvij_kdmU Direct link: Lulu vs KDP Print | Self Published Book Unboxing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaCvij_kdmU (around 7:49 minutes long) This video compares Lulu vs. KDP Print. Both are print options available in terms of as a … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Blackberries for Eating, Cooking & Freezing — Tea & Cake For The Soul

Find out the easy way to prepare wild blackberries for eating, cooking and freezing, along with some of my favourite recipes. via How to Prepare Blackberries for Eating, Cooking & Freezing — Tea & Cake For The Soul. This brings back … Continue reading

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My Take on Picking Up Orders from Places with Limited Access – August 14, 2020

I have been dealing with this issue since the mid-1980s. Before then, it wasn’t too bad or at least wasn’t that frequent. Since the mid-1980s, it has gotten much worse, both inside, pick-up, and drive-thru. A friend uses TB, W, … Continue reading

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Brand new gazettes dating as far back as 1665 – FindMyPast Fridays August 14, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. Here’s the direct link –Brand new gazettes dating as far back as 1665: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/gazettes Niall Cullen 14 August 2020 –snip– It’s gazettes … Continue reading

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KDP Select Review: The Pros & Cons of Amazon Exclusivity – YouTube Video Self-Publish with Dale

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbJa8381dOo Direct link: KDP Select Review: The Pros & Cons of Amazon Exclusivity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbJa8381dOo (about 4:42 minutes long). This is a follow-up to last night’s video. It covers KDP Select and the advantages and disadvantages … Continue reading

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I Am Highlighting Self-Publishing Through August 19, 2020 on the YouTube Videos – August 14, 2020

Normally, I do one YouTube video per day. Sometimes, I will do 2. Through August 19, 2020, my YouTube videos will be about self-publishing books and I have around 10 videos to share. I am using Dale’s videos – https://www.youtube.com/c/SelfPublishingwithDale/ who … Continue reading

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