Category Archives: Blog Specific

My 300th Blog Post – Sort of

Disclaimer: None of the information in this blog post (or any other blog post I make) is intended to be taken as legal advice nor should it be construed to be legal advice. I am not a lawyer and if … Continue reading

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Eastman Blog Turns 22 Years Old

Congratulations to Dick Eastman’s blog,, as it turns 22 years old. I first started following Dick Eastman’s blog around mid-August 2012 and for a while, it included being a member of his Plus edition. If you aren’t familiar with … Continue reading

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Change Detection Has Changed

In another blog post, I was going to suggest using Change Detection (URL now redirects to Visual Ping) to monitor changes. When I went to add a new website to monitor on Change Detection, I was redirected to Visual Ping … Continue reading

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FamilyTreeDNA 2014 Holiday Sale Starts Soon

Update: Sale is live now. Not seeing the Mystery Reward button. FamilyTreeDNA announced its 2014 Holiday Sale; sale ends 31 December 2014 (US Central Time).   The sale includes weekly mystery rewards. From the e-mail FTDNA sent out Also, remember … Continue reading

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Several DNA Book Reviews On GeneaJulia Blog

Disclaimers: I have not read the books, but I know Julia and value her opinion in this area. Among her many other exploits, she is the Librarian at Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society (MHGS), I facilitate the DNA Special … Continue reading

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FamilyTreeDNA Tenth Annual Conference

Updated with additional information – Jennifer’s blog. FamilyTree (FTDNA) is hosting its Tenth Annual Conference for Project Administrators. The conference started yesterday and has a good line-up of topics it will cover. You can read about the Opening Reception on … Continue reading

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Link to Brother Borealis Blog Post on 25 Things People Mistakenly Say to Yoopers

Found this article on Facebook: 25 Things People Mistakenly Say to Yoopers It’s rare to see a factoid list on Facebook written by people from the area and it’s obvious to those of us from those areas when the person making … Continue reading

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