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Facebook Group Rules – Learn Them or Risk Getting Booted

I belong to way too many Facebook groups. They range the gamut of just about everything my blog covers and then some. The Eclectic Mix of Genealogy, Bipolar Depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, DNA, History, First Nations (aka Native Americans), … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays – March 8, 2019

They put it up yesterday – https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-2630940179.html. There are more than 7 million new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Scotland, Dundee & Forfarshire (Angus) Hearth Tax 1691 Did you have Scottish ancestors from Dundee … Continue reading

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Welcoming #spring at the cemetery — findingenvirons

I’m a groundskeeper by trade. At the end of last year, I ambitiously subscribed to the email newsletter Publishous. Each issue is a collection of articles on Medium, with subjects such as productivity, and also Christianity, and including those untold … Continue reading

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Ways Find-A-Grave Needs to Improve

First and foremost, start with a Help section https://www.findagrave.com/list-faqs that does more than what the current Help section does. For starters, break the list into Rules that have to be followed by everybody and Guidelines that individual memorial managers can choose … Continue reading

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Arlington National Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays

I recently talked about V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator – Tombstone Tuesdays. It covers most military cemeteries in the United States (U. S.), but it doesn’t cover all of them. One of the cemeteries it doesn’t cover is Arlington National … Continue reading

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V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator – Tombstone Tuesdays

Updated February 24, 2019: I will be posting about Arlington National Cemetery on February 26, 2019: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/02/26/arlington-national-cemetery-tombstone-tuesdays (link will be active once the post goes live at 10:10 A. M. U. S. Central Time). This week’s cemetery focus is on … Continue reading

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New Languages and Suggesting a Merge — Find A Grave News January 2019

We’ve been working hard on some updates to the site and today we rolled a few of them out. A lot of today’s changes are smaller tweaks and bug fixes that you may or may not notice, but there are … Continue reading

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Disney Parks Cremated Loved Ones Not Allowed – Weirdness Wednesday February 13, 2019

This was an easy one to find as it was high on the list when I did a search for weird news on my least favorite search engine. I never thought of Disney parks as the place to scatter a … Continue reading

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In Memory of Colgan Air Flight 3407 February 12, 2009

In memory of those who lost their lives (49 in the plane and 1 on the ground) in this plane crash on February 12, 2009. This post was partly based on a blog post: respectfulcatholic.com/2019/02/11/remembering-flight-3407/, and partly on recently seeing … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash And Roy Clark – Folsom Prison Blues — donaldelley

  via Johnny Cash And Roy Clark – Folsom Prison Blues — donaldelley. If the video doesn’t work, try https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6txoV_mGQg since some videos only work if you click on the original link or view them on YouTube. Here is Roy’s … Continue reading

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