Category Archives: History

Sharks Are Bloggers Too! — The Mysterious Blogger

When a shark stops swimming, it will die. What happens then when a blogger stops posting? via Sharks Are Bloggers Too! — The Mysterious Blogger This one hit home for me today. I will explain later in more detail. Advertisements

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Woman Who Married a Ghost Announces Marriage Is Over – Weirdness Wednesdays April 24, 2019

I would link to the articles or blog posts about this topic, but the ones I found tended to involve mature themes. The announcement was made mid-December 2018 from the various articles and blog posts I found. The “bride” made … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019

I checked https://media.familysearch.org/ and saw FamilySearch had added – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-april-22-2019/. FamilySearch added an amazing 42.5 million new, free, indexed historical records this week from the 1939 England and Wales National Register. This collection is accessible through FamilySearch’s … Continue reading

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Finland’s Hobbyhorse Girls, Once a Secret Society, Now Prance in Public

I saw this suggested article when I opened my web browser – Finland’s Hobbyhorse Girls, Once a Secret Society, Now Prance in Public: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/21/world/europe/finland-hobbyhorse-girls.html. Here’s another article – https://finland.fi/life-society/finnish-hobbyhorse-phenomenon-gains-new-ground-gallop/. Updated April 23, 2019: additional information added below. Hobbyhorse Championship 2019: … Continue reading

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Big Brutus Electric Shovel – Kansas Tuesdays April 23, 2019

Updated April 23, 2019: added missing link to Tripadvisor which WordPress appeared to eat. I have never visited Big Brutus, http://www.bigbrutus.org/, the largest surviving electric shovel still in existence. It wasn’t the largest ever built, but there are no larger … Continue reading

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The Best Places to Visit in Mississippi,USA – YouTube Video

I have visited some of these places, but not all of them – The Best Places to Visit in Mississippi,USA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhSYZev-8H0 (about 15:39 minutes long). The Best Places to Visit in Mississippi,USA Mississippi is an exciting state full of natural … Continue reading

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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Vicksburg – Mississippi Mondays April 22, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Atlas Obscura – Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/biedenharn-coca-cola-museum. Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/Biedenharn-Coca-Cola-Museum-170178739687498/ Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Biedenharn%20Coca-Cola%20Museum%20Vicksburg (May be some mix with Monroe, Louisiana Museum) Google Maps: Google Maps Location (Street View if you click on the … Continue reading

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