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Wreck of the Japanese battlecruiser Haruna at Kure – YouTube Video

In memory of IJN Haruna that was launched on this date in 1913, I found this video – Wreck of the Japanese battlecruiser Haruna at Kure – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6RAfIwsnR8 (about 2:08 minutes long). More information on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Haruna.

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NASA gives go-ahead for Starliner test flight to space station – Space Saturdays December 14, 2019

I saw this afternoon and thought it was a good Space Saturdays post – NASA gives go-ahead for Starliner test flight to space station – Space Saturdays December 14, 2019: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/12/12/nasa-gives-go-ahead-for-starliner-test-flight-to-space-station/. December 12, 2019 Stephen Clark –snip– NASA officials cleared … Continue reading

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Exploring Pittsboro, YouTube Video – North Carolina Thursdays December 12, 2019

I decided to go a different route with this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found this YouTube video about Exploring Pittsboro (Chatham County), North Carolina: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhTzzScOFVI (around 14:30 minutes long). Past North Carolina Thursdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/north-carolina-thursdays/ Post #2,750  

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A Letter to My Dog — Melting Pages

Today’s post is really different from what I would normally talk about, because today is a special day! Today is Finley’s gotcha-day, which (for those of you who don’t know) is the day that you adopt your pet. I don’t … Continue reading

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Spruce Squadrons Designation on V. A. Headstones – December 8, 2019

In looking at a military headstone recently, I ran across the epitaph 119th Spruce Sq with World War I being the war listed on the headstone. I had to look Spruce Sq up as I had never seen the term … Continue reading

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Who Found Chandrayaan-2 Vikram First? – Space Saturdays December 7, 2019

Thought this was an interesting point. Back shortly after the lander was supposed to land, ISRO (India’s version of NASA) claimed they had discovered the lander and it was at an angle. They gave no details of where it was … Continue reading

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Stanly County Museum, Albemarle – North Carolina Thursdays December 5, 2019

Heading back east from western North Carolina for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found myself looking in the Albemarle area and ran across the Stanly County Museum, Albemarle: https://traveltips.usatoday.com/fun-places-near-albemarle-north-carolina-107331.html. Museums The Stanly County Museum (stanlycountymuseum.com) in Albemarle tells … Continue reading

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Cubicle 7 To Stop Producing The One Ring and Adventures in Middle Earth – December 4, 2019

I saw this recently on Facebook – it was in a closed group or I would share the post. Checked a few other places and it looks like Cubicle 7 has lost the rights for producing Lord of the Rings … Continue reading

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Mail-Order Babies: The Bizarre History of Sending Kids in the Mail – MyHeritage November 28, 2019

Update: including additional links. Human mail: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_mail, specifically, Mailing children: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_mail#Mailing_children A Brief History of Children Sent Through the Mail: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/brief-history-children-sent-through-mail-180959372/ Very Special Deliveries: https://postalmuseumblog.si.edu/2013/02/very-special-deliveries.html When People Used the Postal Service to Mail Their Children: https://www.history.com/news/mailing-children-post-office Mail that baby: A … Continue reading

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Sleepy Poet Antique Mall of Gastonia, Gastonia – North Carolina Thursdays November 28, 2019

Heading back east from western North Carolina for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found myself looking in Gastonia – Sleepy Poet Antique Mall of Gastonia (#11): https://trip101.com/article/best-things-to-do-in-gastonia-nc. There is another location in Charlotte. I don’t know how much … Continue reading

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