Category Archives: Kansas

How Cowley County Stone Arch Bridges Were Built — Homestead on the Range

A simple shape defied gravity in the days before modern machinery. via How Cowley County Stone Arch Bridges Were Built — Homestead on the Range. Bridges and bridge construction is a minor fascination of mine; some of the bridges are works … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 17 June 2019

I saw this on FamiySearch about 30 minutes ago –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 17 June 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-17-june-2019/. FamilySearch added over 1 million new, New York Passenger Arrival records (1944-1948) this week, and more from American Samoa, Belgium, … Continue reading

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My Geocaching Journey Begins… — tallcardsfan

Thanks for joining me! I would like to read a blog of your logs. -bdg006 I second this! -catherinebatherine The beginning… I started geocaching after discovering it while wandering through Reddit. Love the idea of discovering secret treasure often hidden … Continue reading

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Hartleyhenge, Chapel Hill – North Carolina Thursdays June 13, 2019

I saw this on Candid Slice, http://www.candidslice.com/stonehenge-of-north-carolina-mystic-circle-in-chapel-hill/, and decided it was a good North Carolina Thursdays post for June 13, 2019. It’s listed as Hartleyhenge on some sites and other sites simply call it North Carolina’s Stonehenge. Others call it … Continue reading

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Laura Homesites Open for the Season 2019 — Sarah’s Notebook

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Season has officially gotten underway again. If you plan a Laura trip before they open, make sure you call ahead. The homesite museums that are not fully open, may or may not be able to accommodate … Continue reading

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New Records on FamilySearch from May 2019

I saw this earlier this evening on FamilySearch – New Records on FamilySearch from May 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/record-update-may-2019/. FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in May of 2019 with almost 14 million new indexed family history records from all over the … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 31, 2019

Updated as they added May 31, 2019 records – I saw this not too long ago on Ancestry – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. New and Updated   NEW Web: Kansas Historical Society, Knights and Ladies of … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 28, 2018

I saw this last night on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 28, 2018: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-may-28-2018/ FamilySearch added almost 2 million indexed Canadian Headstones records, Great Britain War Registers (1772 – 1935), and over 1.6 million indexed records from the … Continue reading

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Pronounce This: Kansas Names – YouTube Video

A while back, I did links to YouTube videos on pronouncing Mississippi – We try To Pronounce Mississippi Town Names – YouTube Video and North Carolina – We Try to Pronounce North Carolina Town Names – YouTube Videos town names. I planned … Continue reading

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My View on Chronic Pain – The Measure We Use For Life

I mentioned in this blog post, The measure we use for life — Brainless Blogger (re-blog of brainlessblogger.net/2019/05/27/the-measure-we-use-for-life/) that I would do a follow-up post. Bit of background on my chronic pain journeys. Yes, I said journeys. Over the years, … Continue reading

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