Tag Archives: Kansas

Divination Dice Kickstarter Campaign Update

Disclaimer: I have backed this campaign for a small amount (less than $20).  An update on the Divination Dice Kickstarter Campaign that I mentioned here – Crowdfunding Trick at Campaign Start. You can view the campaign at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dougoutcrafts/divination-dice-set-relaunch-by-dougoutcrafts. The campaign … Continue reading

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Brother from Another Mother – Danny Carlisle RIP

I mentioned my friend’s death recently: Life Is Fleeting. Danny and I weren’t blood family, but he always made me feel like part of his family. Hence, the “Brother from Another Mother” part of the title above. You can read … Continue reading

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Tuskegee Airmen Remembered

I have a friend, Aldee “Al” Miller, who was briefly a Tuskegee Airman – http://tuskegeeairmen.org/. Once they figured out he was color-blind, he was disqualified. He related to me the story of how he learned how to cheat the system … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Trick at Campaign Start

I don’t know the creator although he is in Wichita, Kansas. With this Kickstarter campaign – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dougoutcrafts/divination-dice-set-relaunch-by-dougoutcrafts, the creator made a smart decision. He offered a bonus for those who pledge within the first 24 hours. He created the campaign … Continue reading

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US GenWeb Tombstone Project

In my ongoing cemetery / graving websites series, I bring you the U. S. GenWeb Tombstone Transciption Project:http://usgwtombstones.org/. Here is the link for the different states: http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html. For example, if you click on Kansas, it takes you to the Kansas … Continue reading

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Life Is Fleeting

A close friend died in the early hours of the morning today. I would ask you to keep his wife and kids in your prayers. I will be doing a memorial post for him once I have more details. We … Continue reading

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DNA Test Unites Topeka Half-Siblings 54 Years Later

I found this article: https://www.wibw.com/content/news/DNA-test-reunites-long-lost-Topeka-half-brother-and-sister-54-years-later-504929391.html. MyHeritageDNA was the testing company. The two share a father and were born just two months apart in 1964. After over five decades of not meeting, or even knowing each other existed, they are making … Continue reading

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