Category Archives: Colorado

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 24 June 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-24-june-2019/ FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, Germany, Liberia, Luxembourg, Peru, Scotland, and the United States, including Texas, Arkansas, Nebraska, Massachusetts, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Search these new … Continue reading

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New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch a few minutes ago – New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019 – https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/new-records-april-2019/ New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019 – FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in April of 2019 with an astounding … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch – Week of March 25, 2019

I have bookmarked the following link; it took a while to find as it wasn’t in the areas where I thought it should be located: https://media.familysearch.org/. New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch – Week of March 25, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-march-25-2019/. FamilySearch … Continue reading

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Acronyms on Headstones

As a follow-up to an earlier post, Understanding Cemetery Symbols Part I – BillionGraves, there are numerous websites that include various and sundry acronyms on headstones. I am going to include sites that include sayings, especially non-English words or phrases, … Continue reading

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What Interesting, Unusual, Odd, Strange, or Other Events, Museums, Etc. Have You Visited Or Want to Visit?

Updated May 2, 2019 to include links to posts I have made about some of the places. What Interesting, Unusual, Odd, Strange, or Other Places, Events, Museums, Etc. Have You Visited Or Want to Visit? I have visited a number … Continue reading

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Cryogenics v Books — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

I was reading a little bit of a Carl Sagan’s Book to our son. Our son asked me to reread a couple of quotes. “We are like butterflies who flutter for day and think it is forever” “Books permit us … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Blog?

This is a personal decision. Of the 300+ bloggers I follow, it varies greatly. Some only post a couple of times/month (as in 1-2/month or 1-2/week) and others post dozens/day, usually it’s somewhere in the middle. One cheat you can … Continue reading

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Legal Genealogist 2019 Schedule

I received an e-mail earlier showing the 2019 schedule for Judy G. Russell, aka The Legal Genealogist, – https://www.legalgenealogist.com/2019/01/03/looking-ahead-2019/. She will be many places this year; sometimes as a presenter and other times as a participant. One of the places … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom, Belated Birthdays to Dad and My Niece

This is a shout-out to my mother who would have been 88 today (November 15, 2018) if she was still alive. Since she’s buried 800+ miles away, I have to rely on graving sites like BillionGraves – https://billiongraves.com/supporting-record/Iva-R-Hartman/99532440 and Find-A-Grave … Continue reading

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Giant Troll Spotted in Breckenridge, Colorado

Thank you Ken St. Andre of Tunnels and Trolls fame, whose Facebook post made me aware of the troll’s appearance. The link, https://www.outtherecolorado.com/giant-troll-appears-in-breckenridge-and-you-can-hike-to-it/. According to the article, you can start here https://www.google.com/maps/dir//314+Stables+Dr,+Breckenridge,+CO+80424/@39.481311,-106.028842,18z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x876af650a19d828f:0xa0551144c24ccb6b!2m2!1d-106.0284415!2d39.4813833!3e0?hl=en-US and includes the description: You’ll find this art … Continue reading

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