Daily Archives: September 17, 2020

WordPress Quirk – Has This Happened to Others – September 17, 2020

Bit of background – I don’t remember when WordPress switched me to the new block editor. At the same time, it switched my phones to it at the same time. I have the WordPress app, but use Chrome when posting. … Continue reading

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House of Flags Museum, Columbus – North Carolina Thursdays September 17, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Columbus, Polk County. There were a number of places that sounded interesting. I went with House of Flags Museum – https://houseofflags.org/. I felt it was a good choice … Continue reading

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WordPress Quirk – Please Stop Switching PM to AM – September 17, 2020

With a very few exceptions, every time I schedule a post with a set time the time switches to AM when I click on the minutes area. As most of my posts are scheduled in the PM part of the … Continue reading

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Newspapers and their images — The Legal Genealogist

Another new tool, for finding news images If there’s a genealogist alive who doesn’t love newspapers, The Legal Genealogist hasn’t encountered such. And if there’s a newspaper-loving genealogist alive in the United States who doesn’t love Chronicling America, well, there’s … Continue reading

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Hairenik Launches Online Digital Archive – The Armenian Weekly September 14, 2020

This seems to be shaping as Armenian genealogy month as I am sharing a number of Armenian posts this month. I think it’s neat as this is one group that doesn’t get a lot of notice. Ran across this on … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-14-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 100K new, digital images for Italy, Trieste … Continue reading

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Army Corps of Engineers in Japan after WWII — Pacific Paratrooper

Under the terms of surrender that ended World War II, Japan fell under Allied occupation. U.S. Army engineers faced a daunting challenge in constructing facilities for the occupation forces and rebuilding the vanquished nation’s infrastructure. The immediate postwar standard of … Continue reading

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23andMe COVID-19 Study Findings Published – September 9, 2020

I saw this recently on 23andMe’s blog – 23andMe COVID-19 Study Findings Published: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/23andme-covid-study-published/. September 9, 2020 By 23andMe under 23andMe Research –snip– This week 23andMe scientists published findings from the first four months of our COVID-19 study using data … Continue reading

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Webinar: Insight into the USS Arizona Bulkhead at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum – YouTube Video Pacific Aviation Museum

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMqh8GwBpsc Direct link: Webinar: Insight into the USS Arizona Bulkhead at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMqh8GwBpsc (about 1:28:52 hour long) 6,900th post

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The World’s Most Complex Game is Too Complicated for a Computer — Commonplace Fun Facts

If you are one of those people who have difficulty remembering the rules for games, you may wish to avoid Magic. It has been classified as the most complex game in existence. This is not merely someone’s opinion; it has … Continue reading

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