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  • Transcription: Biography of Joan Antrobus August 21, 2014
    Following is my transcription of the biography of Joan Antrobus taken from pages 67 to 69 of The Great Migration – Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Vol I. Click on the image for a full size view, or to save. JOAN ANTROBUS ORIGIN: St Albans, Hertfordshire MIGRATION: 1635 FIRST RESIDENCE: Unknown ESTATE: On 16 May […]
  • Replacing “Genealogy News Bites” with new daily newsletter, “Empty Nest Heritage Daily.” August 20, 2014
    As of this week, my regular post “Genealogy News Bites” has been discontinued and replaced with “Empty Nest Heritage Daily.” Rather than losing, our readers will be gaining considerably with our new daily newsletter, “Empty Nest Heritage Daily.” If you’re interested in getting this interesting, comprehensive and informative newsletter, just complete the subs […]
  • What happened to civility and cooperation in genealogy research? August 19, 2014
    The vast majority of my interactions with regard to my own genealogical research and that of fellow genealogists has been friendly, cooperative and extremely helpful. Infrequently, however, I have been in a position to wonder what is happening to the culture of civility and cooperation in genealogy research? Although there have been small incidents that […]
  • Transcription – Obituary for Elam Dennis Matthews, 96 August 18, 2014
    The following is my transcription of the obituary for Elam Dennis Matthews of Louisa County, Iowa, published in the local newspaper at the time. Area Deaths ______________ Aged Louisa County Resident Dies Wapello — Elam Dennis Matthews, 96, one of the oldest residents of Louisa county, died Jan. 1[0], at 3:10 p. m., at the […]
  • Five good reasons to use wood burning stoves. August 20, 2014
    If you are considering buying a wood burning stove but are not sure if wood burning stoves are the solution for you, think again. Following is information about the benefits of using a wood burning... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • Our amazing grilled seasoned salmon dinner from the Fraser River. August 19, 2014
    Tonight, I had the most amazing dinner I’ve had for a very long time: grilled seasoned salmon caught in the mighty Fraser River last night by Mark; and garden fresh peas, green beans and store-bought... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • Five great free wedding planning apps for easy and worry free planning. August 18, 2014
    Planning a wedding is a daunting task, even for the most organized people because there is a whole host of things to plan, to sort and to think about. The following five wedding planning apps make... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • Is it better to buy a hybrid laptop or an all-in-one computer? August 16, 2014
    Recently, I did a very bad, frustrating thing and spilled a glass of wine on my nearly new Dell laptop computer. We tried the rice trick (immersing it with the keyboard upside down in rice), and just... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • Benefits of an effective content strategy. August 21, 2014
    You have repeatedly heard the phrase ‘Content is King’ and in fact, that is true. Content is seen as one of the leading aspects of a website that generates lead and promotes ROI. A huge part of writing content is an effective content strategy. Without one, your content may not have the desired impact. By […]
  • Four social media tips that will take you over the top. August 12, 2014
    Following are social media tips and tricks that can help you make sure that your social media marketing strategy does not backfire on you. We don’t want that happening, do we? For all of us who use social media as a marketing medium and channel, there is an urgent need to use social media hacks […]
  • Top VPS control panels. August 5, 2014
    If you have a VPS hosted site, you should be aware that there are many VPS control panels which are capable of vastly improving your experience as a user. You may already be familiar with the standard control panels such as Plesk and Cpanel. While these are both useful control panels, other options do exist […]
  • Basics of graphic design. July 24, 2014
    What are some of the basics of graphic design? Starting Your Design Adventure   Advice for Design Beginners When you finish high school and have that diploma in hand, you will also need some essential tools to make your graphics design adventure a successful one. Some adventures require you to do some research and careful […]