Category Archives: History

Summiting Mount Logan in 1925: Fred Lambart’s personal account of the treacherous climb and descent of the highest peak in Canada — Defining Inuit art — Library and Archives Canada Blog

When Howard “Fred” Lambart’s (1880–1946) painful, frozen feet finally touched solid ground again on July 4, 1925, he thought he would feel elated. After all, it had been 44 days since he and his fellow mountaineers had made contact with … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after October 7, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Behind the Scenes at Recruit Training – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: Boot Camp Behind The Scenes at Recruit Training https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcReGpFPMH8 (about 36:11 minutes long)

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We’ve gone old school for this week’s Findmypast Friday releases – FindMyPast Friday October 15, 2021

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new .I shortened it a fair amount and highlighted the different topics covered. Here’s the direct link – We’ve gone old school for this … Continue reading

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Keeping a Gratitude Journal – FamilySearch October 13, 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Keeping a Gratitude Journal: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/keeping-a-gratitude-journal/. Article is longer, but here are some details. I included the section headings below. October 13, 2021 by  Sunny Morton Last summer, Camille Johnson was struggling. Her mother was … Continue reading

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I Will Defend Michael Monsoor’s story – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: I Will Defend Michael Monsoor’s story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=256ymQN8F70 (around 8:22 minutes long)

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Merrell Twins – Featured Vlogger of the Week – October 6, 2021

I chose Merrell Twins: https://m.youtube.com/c/merrelltwins/ as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week. The YouTube channel has 565 videos; 6.02M subscribers; Stats Joined Nov 17, 2009; 1,317,470,867 views  About page: https://m.youtube.com/c/merrelltwins/about/ Description:  We post videos every Tuesday. Subscribe to our channel … … Continue reading

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William Shatner cried telling Jeff Bezos about his flight to space: ‘I hope I never recover from this’ – Business Insider October 13, 2021

This is an update to William Shatner, 90, is headed to space with Audrey Powers on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin mission – CNN October 6, 2021 – Space Saturday October 9, 2021. I saw this today on Business Insider – … Continue reading

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USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departs the shipyard – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departs the shipyard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc_v1ZBUFn0 (about 3:16 minutes long) As yesterday was the U. S. Navy’s 246th birthday, I decided to use it as an opportunity to highlight the U. S. Navy’s YouTube … Continue reading

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What to Write in a Journal – FamilySearch October 3, 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – What to Write in a Journal: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/what-to-write-in-journal/. Much longer article, shortened it some to list key points. I included the topic headings below. October 11, 2021 by Sally Odekirk https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/what-to-write-in-journal/ So you’ve decided … Continue reading

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