Author Archives: ICT Graver

HMS Monitor M-33 Museum Ship

This is a ship museum that is included in the Ship Museum post I am working on. Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_M33 has a good article on the ship although at least one link is broken on the Wikipedia article (see below for … Continue reading

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Three Main Paid Newspaper Archive Sites

I will be doing a separate blog post on free newspaper archive sites in the near future. This post is a follow-up to GenealogyBank Now Has Federal Census Records. I started it before starting that post, but decided it was … Continue reading

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Weirdness Wednesdays January 16, 2019 – B. O. B. – Snow Removal for Lazy People

This is the inaugural post for Weirdness Wednesdays. Two shout-outs: first to Mitch Teemley, https://mitchteemley.com/2019/01/16/wednesday-weirdness/ (his blog links to a different B. O. B. Wednesday Weirdness post than the one I chose below) for giving me the theme topic. I … Continue reading

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GenealogyBank Now Has Federal Census Records

GenealogyBank.com, a paid newspaper/obituary subscription site recently added federal census records to its sections: Newspaper Archives (not to be confused with NewspaperArchive.com, a different newspaper/obituary site), Recent Obituaries (there’s some crossover as the Archives sometimes include recent items that aren’t … Continue reading

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Maj. Richard “Dick” Sherman, last living member of Chennault’s Flying Tigers, passes away at 96

Rest in peace Major Richard “Dick” Sherman. He died January 9, 2019. Maj. Richard Sherman, last living member of Chennault’s Flying Tigers, passes away at 96https://www.myarklamiss.com/news/local-news/maj-richard-sherman-last-living-member-of-channault-s-flying-tigers-passes-away-at-96/1694771710 (has a video which is also available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4uFzbFW5tY). I saw it posted … Continue reading

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New Bundle of Holding, Fanatical.com, and Humble Bundle Deals

New deals and bundles on Bundle of Holding, Fanatical.com, and Humble Bundle. Bundle of Holding: Trinity 1E: https://bundleofholding.com/presents/Trinity1E Support Charity: Protecting humanity Ten percent of your payment (after payment gateway fees) goes to these two Trinity Universe offers’ designated charity, … Continue reading

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A visit to the Grumpy Troll in Second Life — Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

We’re fans of the Calas Galadhon Park in Second Life. Run by Ty Tenk and Truck Meredith with their team of dedicated associates, the park offers a magnificent ten regions of open space, maintained through a combination of donations from … Continue reading

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