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  • Transcription: New England Marriages Prior to 1700; Knight – Knowles April 22, 2014
    Following is my transcription of “New England Marriages Prior to 1700″ for surnames starting with ‘K’ from Knight to Knowles, and all varied surnames of spouses. _________________________________ NEW ENGLAND MARRIAGES PRIOR TO 1700 445 KNIGHT, Joseph (1673-) & Martha (GIBSON) LILLEY, w Reuben; 4 Apr 1699; Woburn KNIGHT, Lawrence (-1728) & Elizabeth I […]
  • Genealogy News Bites – April 19, 2014 April 19, 2014
    In an effort to help ease the ‘news’ and ‘research’ load, I prepare a ‘Genealogy News Bites’ post to gather together what I feel are the most important or informative headlines from the previous week (or thereabouts). Following are the recent stories and headlines of interest to the genealogy community since April 10, 2014.   […]
  • Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 17, 2014 April 17, 2014
    The following are the most recent updates and additions to both Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.   FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival and Settlement of Migrants, 1920-1943 Bahamas Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Belgium Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600 […]
  • Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne April 16, 2014
    A few years ago, we took a driving tour of Acadian heritage sites in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada. The first stop we made in Nova Scotia was at a campbground near Annapolis Royal and I spotted a ‘newspaper’ on the counter at check-in. It caught my eye because the very top showed a […]
  • Pic of the Day! April 22, 2014
      Be sure to check out previous ‘Pics of the Day‘ on the archive page. Lumberjacks in California        
  • Yacon Syrup: Are prebiotics the answer to counteract our modern diet of processed foods? April 22, 2014
    I have been regularly taking “Quality Encapsulations” Natural Organic Yacon Syrup for about one month, according to the instructions on the bottle – 1 teaspoon three times per day. What is Yacon syrup? It is a syrup derived from a South American root that is touted to offer health benefits such as: Possible weight loss. […]
  • Actions have consequences: Stuart’s just learning this as a car owner and driver. April 20, 2014
    Stuart’s had his driver’s license for a couple of years now and spends most of his spare time searching out parts for and working on his new (to him) car he recently bought. This week he purchased and installed a racing seat, and had some work done on his exhaust – not the work he […]
  • I started a grow-op… April 20, 2014
    …for herbs! For a while now, I’ve been ordering fresh produce and herbs periodically from a local business, paying online with our VISA. The  groceries were delivered directly to our door. In the meantime, we made the decision to eliminate all debt by the time we retire in ten years. With this in mind, we […]
  • Advertisers should be making informed decisions about your advertising with Alexa.com comparison data. April 22, 2014
    I have created a media / advertisers page to inform and attract advertisers to my Top Web Blog Tips site. While researching what is important and what to include, I realized that advertisers’ view of Google Analytics stats is far too narrow and doesn’t provide an accurate picture of the performance of a site. My […]
  • Learning the value of Pinterest, Facebook and other social media. April 12, 2014
    photo credit: Intersection Consulting via photopin cc In a previous post, I discussed my use of social media, including Pinterest and Facebook. Although I use most of my social media accounts to promote my blogs, as is recommended in the statistical analysis of the following infographic, I have preferred to keep Pinterest as my own […]
  • Heartbleed Bug sets panic for those hosted on Linux servers using OpenSSL. April 9, 2014
      This morning, I received this email in warning about this serious security vulnerability called Heartbleed on Linux servers using OpenSSL. I did do some research first to check that this wasn’t another annoying hoax, but it does appear to be valid and there are numerous warnings and alerts popping up on Google when searching […]
  • Google, can I ple-e-ease come out of the corner? I’m sorry I offended Panda! April 9, 2014
    My experience with Google Panda. Previously, my blogs had a Google page rank of ’4′, and I was quite thrilled when I first received these ranks almost three years ago, as I had worked very hard to achieve them, as well as Alexa rankings of less than 400,000 – within three months of starting! Everything […]