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Wilson Czech Opera House & Museum, Wilson – Kansas Tuesdays January 18, 2022

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 14, 2022

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 14, 2022: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after December 16, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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Living through the Panic of 1893 – FamilySearch January 17, 2022

I saw this today on FamilySearch – Living through the Panic of 1893: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/living-through-panic-of-1893. Longer article. I included the topics below. By  Sally Odekirk January 17, 2022 Our ancestors’ lives were often impacted by the economic, social, and worldwide events surrounding … Continue reading

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The MyHeritage Newspaper Collection Helped Me Identify and Profile the People in a Photo Album from 1890 – MyHeritage January 13, 2022

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – The MyHeritage Newspaper Collection Helped Me Identify and Profile the People in a Photo Album from 1890: https://blog.myheritage.com/2022/01/the-myheritage-newspaper-collection-helped-me-identify-and-profile-all-the-people-in-a-photo-album-from-1890/. Longer article. By Kimberli Faulkner Hull January 13, 2022 Strolling around the Sandwich, Massachusetts Bazaar Flea … Continue reading

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A Stroke Survivor Wants to Raise Awareness for Other Women – 23andMe January 10, 2022 – DNA Saturdays January 15, 2022

I saw this recently on 23andMe – A Stroke Survivor Wants to Raise Awareness for Other Women: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-customer-stories/a-stroke-survivor/ Much longer article, but here are some of the relevant portions. January 10, 2022 By 23andMe under 23andMe Customer Stories, Health and Traits For Jessica Diaz, … Continue reading

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Whitney Peterson: Preserving the World’s Records – FamilySearch January 13, 2022

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – Whitney Peterson: Preserving the World’s Records: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/whitney-peterson-preserving-records. Longer article. By  Twila Van Leer January 13, 2022 Records—those bits of paper, parchment, even papyrus—are where the vital facts of people’s lives are preserved. Birth dates, parents, marriage dates … Continue reading

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Driving in Scotland — Images by T.Dashfield Photography

Let me first admit to the facts of life here…I do not know how to drive a stick and did all of about two minutes worth of driving in Scotland. DH did 99.9% of the driving in our automatic rental. … Continue reading

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January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life January 14, 2022

Sharing this again as I first posted it several times – including January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life January 14, 2019 and January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life. It’s something I think about … Continue reading

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Making Connections Is No Act for Golden Globe Winner Matthew Modine – FamilySearch January 12, 2022

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – Making Connections Is No Act for Golden Globe Winner Matthew Modine: https://media.familysearch.org/making-connections-is-no-act-for-golden-globe-winner-matthew-modine/. Longer article. Salt Lake City, UT, January 12, 2022 Star of Theater, Film, and Television Will Keynote RootsTech Connect 2022 Aspiring … Continue reading

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Facts and figures for the 1921 Census released this week – FindMyPast Friday January 14, 2022

I checked last night and saw it posted a few days ago. 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 – A New … Continue reading

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