Daily Archives: February 5, 2021

How I found out I’m descended from a Mayflower crew member – FindMyPast 11 January 2021

I saw tonight on FindMyPast – How I found out I’m descended from a Mayflower crew member: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/community/my-mayflower-ancestors. Much longer article. The Findmypast team 11 January 2021 Findmypast CEO Tamsin Todd’s voyage into her past unlocked an amazing link to … Continue reading

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A bridge to nowhere, or somewhere? — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

Woodson Suspension Bridge over the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, Shackelford County I am sometimes reminded that life is like an old bridge. It has structure and form, a path and direction, and varying methods of support, aesthetics, damage, … Continue reading

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Hungry Suzy – Featured Blogger of the Week February 5, 2021

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Hungry Suzy:  https://hungrysuzy.wordpress.com/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week. I have been reading the blog since January 2020. Social Media Links: Facebook: not seeing a page Instagram: not seeing a … Continue reading

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23andMe Sold – February 5, 2021

Update to earlier post – 23andMe May Be Up for Sale – DNA Saturdays January 30, 2021. Here’s the update as verified by several websites – 23andMe is going public via a merger with Richard Branson’s blank-check company: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/23andme-is-going-public-via-a-merger-with-richard-bransons-blank-check-company-11612461942. Slightly … Continue reading

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Don’t Rely on Photos To Determine Relationships – February 5, 2021

I see people asking about relationships using photos on social media on a regular basis. It’s a bad thing as I have several supposed twins, around 4 at last count, running around Wichita where someone thinks I am the other … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – 04 February 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – 04 February, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after  03 February, 2021. New and Updated     NEW Bornheim, Germany, Marriages 1798-1932 2/4/2021 … Continue reading

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Beauty the preserved. — Middle-earth Reflections

The Elves of Arda are often envied by mortals because of their immortality. However, having different fate, the Men cannot possibly understand all the possible disadvantages of continual living until the end of time. The Elves have their own sorrows … Continue reading

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“Island” Hopping in Alaska, Bucket List Airport – Matt Guthmiller YouTube

I saw this on YouTube: https://youtu.be/fc4KWApUNwM Direct link: “Island” Hopping in Alaska, Bucket List Airport – YouTube: https://youtu.be/fc4KWApUNwM (about 16:43 minutes long)

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Delve into new records you won’t find elsewhere – FindMyPast Fridays February 5, 2021

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount and highlighted the different topics covered. Here’s the direct link – Delve into new records you won’t … Continue reading

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Comforting Someone in Their Grief — The Fruitful Life

Reflecting on a tragedy in my life – losing a lifelong friend to suicide – became my first devotion published by The Upper Room. It was gratifying for me in three ways: My first publication of a devotion, a form … Continue reading

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