Category Archives: Blog Specific

Starlite Drive-In May Get Reprieve

On Monday of this week, the owner of the Starlite Drive-in let employees know it was closing down. An auction of its equipment is planned for mid-November 2018. It’s the last drive-in south central Kansas and one of only four … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays – FindMyPast

Via FindMyPast Fridays October 19, 2018 – FindMyPast. There are over 355,000 new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including: Northumberland and Durham Burials Over 129,000 new records covering Durham cemeteries have been added to our collection … Continue reading

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The Food of Our Ancestors: a Peanut Butter & Mayonnaise Sandwich — Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwiches were common not so long ago: during the Great Depression (1929 to roughly 1939). In fact, once Americans had acquired a taste for these high-calorie but cheap sandwiches, I suspect many households continued to serve … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA’s New Chromosome Browser — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA has released their new, updated chromosome browser with a completely new look and feel. It’s quite different from the previous version, so let’s take a test drive. The first thing you notice is a new link on … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) New Chromosome Browser

I saw this posted recently in one of the Facebook genealogy or DNA groups I belong to, but I hadn’t checked it out until today. Go to and log in. Once you log-in, the direct link to the Chromosome Browser … Continue reading

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Troll Houses and Salt Boxes – 52 Ancestors #212 — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Just when I thought I wasn’t going to have an article ready for this weekend, my ancestors came to my rescue. Well, my ancestors with the assistance of two very generous friends, Jennifer Zinck and Keith Wilson, lured by a … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA $69 National Family History Month Sale Through October 21, 2018

Updated October 16, 2018: Amazon is now price matching. In my daily review of DNA testing companies, I noticed AncestryDNA has a $69 National Family History Sale going through October 21, 2018. Regular price is $99 although they have been … Continue reading

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