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Happy National Grandparents Day – September 13, 2020

Per https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/national-grandparents-day#:~:text=National%20Grandparents%20Day%20is%20not%20a%20public%20holiday.,symbolize%20National%20Grandparents%20Day%20in%20the%20United%20States., it’s National Grandparents Day in the United States. For other countries, Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Grandparents_Day#Grandparents’_Day%5Bs%5D_around_the_world. In the U. S., it’s the Sunday after Labor Day. In some countries, it’s the second Sunday in September which happens to be today.

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Newest Bundle of Holding Fudge Bundle – September 7, 2020

I received this e-mail from Bundle of Holding today – Fudge Bundle. It’s a freeform Role-Playing Game (RPG). It’s a game I haven’t played, but here’s the Wikipedia article on the game: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fudge_(role-playing_game_system). It uses Fudge dice – d6 with … Continue reading

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The art of not losing against Magnus Carlsen! | Mamedov vs Carlsen – YouTube Video ChessBase India

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g91y3lD5PCM Direct link: The art of not losing against Magnus Carlsen! | Mamedov vs Carlsen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g91y3lD5PCM (around 7:41 minutes long) If you don’t follow chess, Carlsen – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnus_Carlsen is the reigning champion currently.

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Newest Bundle of Holding Jovian Chronicles Revived Bundle – August 31, 2020

Updated September 14, 2020 – will post link when it goes live. Additional items now available for free that were added in an e-mail sent today. Updated September 7, 2020: Bundle of Holding added two new titles since this post … Continue reading

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Shocking Queen Blunder | Aronian vs Carlsen | World Rapid 2019 – YouTube Video ChessBase India

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlE6gGErcWI Direct link: Shocking Queen Blunder | Aronian vs Carlsen | World Rapid 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlE6gGErcWI (about 3:14 minutes long) If you don’t follow chess, Carlsen – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnus_Carlsen is the reigning champion currently.

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The Political Graveyard – August 8, 2020

I run across this website on a somewhat regular basis – http://politicalgraveyard.com/.  It’s an interesting website: The Internet’s Most Comprehensive Source of U.S. Political Biography (or, The Web Site that Tells Where the Dead Politicians are Buried) Created and maintained … Continue reading

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Jiangshi Blood in the Banquet Hall Kickstarter Campaign Ends August 13, 2020

I mentioned Jiangshi earlier – Jiangshi – Hopping Chinese Vampires Or Zombies – July 14, 2020 and they were also in this re-blog as it links to the Kickstarter campaign – Crowdfunding Collection #146 — Teylen’s RPG Corner. I found … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – The Day Your Maternal Grandmother Was Born — Lois Willis – Genealogy and Family History

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun. Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun. This week’s mission was: 1) What happened in the world … Continue reading

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Jiangshi – Hopping Chinese Vampires Or Zombies – July 14, 2020

I was talking to a friend Sunday night or early Monday morning and we wound up on the topic of vampires. I mentioned not all vampires followed the traditional vampire route – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire. I have studied some other types of vampires … Continue reading

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The Battle of Castle Itter: When the US and Germany Fought Together in WW2 – YouTube Video Dark Docs

Saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/IRx7KkrT1QU Direct link – The Battle of Castle Itter: When the US and Germany Fought Together in WW2:  https://youtu.be/IRx7KkrT1QU (about 17:56 minutes long) More information on the battle from Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itter_Castle.

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