Daily Archives: August 17, 2021

Feathery Postcards: a trip to Avifauna — Wanderlust Wonderland

When our trip to Nice was cut short, we decided to plan some other activities in what was left of our vacation. As a child, I had visited the bird-zoo Avifauna a couple of times and I wanted to visit … Continue reading

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Basehor Historical Museum, Basehor – Kansas Tuesdays August 17, 2021

I chose to look in Leavenworth County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. I went with the Basehor Historical Museum, Basehor – https://www.facebook.com/Basehor-Historical-Museum-Society-103275081733/. It may have restrictions due to COVID-19. Check with the Museum before scheduling an appointment. It’s … Continue reading

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News about Afghanistan & Thoughts of Not Leaving Anyone Behind — The Domain for Truth

The news the last few days that have grabbed my attention is the Taliban take over of Afghanistan including entering into its Capital. I think its safe to say it caught the US and the world by surprise. The United … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Hurricane Camille August 17, 1969 – August 17, 2021

For those who weren’t around in August 17, 1969 or were too young to remember or didn’t live in the area, I was there in Gulfport, Mississippi. We lived a few blocks east of Milner Stadium. It’s about half a … Continue reading

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Enjoy Every Minute: Eight Perfect Hours by Lia Louis — Chocolate’n’Waffles

This book is an emotional storm in the best possible way. The calm and quiet life of Noelle is disturbed by snow. I mean it. Real snow. A full blizzard! And all of a sudden she finds herself talking to … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales – August 17, 2021

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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MyHeritage DNA Helped Me Find My Real Grandfather – MyHeritage August 16, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage – MyHeritage DNA Helped Me Find My Real Grandfather: https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/08/myheritage-dna-helped-me-find-my-real-grandfather/. by Esther August 16, 2021 MyHeritage user Anders Bergenek from Sweden suspected that his father may not have been biologically related to the man he … Continue reading

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Weekly Prompts Weekend Challenge – In Motion — Keep it alive

Sue W and GC are the hosts of Weekly Prompts This week the Weekend Challenge from partner GC and me is In Motion. Weekly Prompts Weekend Challenge – In Motion

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Palo Duro Canyon State Park – Laci McGee YouTube

Direct link: Palo Duro Canyon State Park https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YcYQ9axVWY (about 4:13 minutes long)

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GRAVE ROBBERS IN THE VICTORIAN ERA — BillionGraves Blog August 16, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday August 17, 2021

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted yesterday – GRAVE ROBBERS IN THE VICTORIAN ERA: https://blog.billiongraves.com/grave-robbers-in-the-victorian-era/ that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. I included the topics. Cathy Wallace, August 16, 2021 Grave robbers were a common … Continue reading

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