Monthly Archives: February 2011

Magna Carta at National Archives (US) to be re-encased

Press Release February 8, 2011 Last Chance to see National Archives 1297 Magna Carta Until 2012   Washington, DC…The National Archives has announced that Tuesday, March 1, 2011, is the final day for the public to view the 1297 Magna … Continue reading

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TV: My Childhood.

Week 6: Radio and Television. What was your favorite radio or television show from your childhood? What was the program about and who was in it? Of course, Twilight Zone, Star Trek and The Outer Limits. Grew up in a … Continue reading

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Media Release: RootsTech Conference Will Broadcast Select Sessions Free Online

RootsTech Conference Will Broadcast Select Sessions Free Online   SALT LAKE CITY—RootsTech, a new family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 10-12, 2011, announced February 4 that six of its popular sessions will be broadcast … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday: Mama’s Creamed Tuna

“Family Recipe Friday is an opportunity to share your family recipes with fellow bloggers and foodies alike. Whether it’s an old-fashioned recipe passed down through generations, a recipe uncovered through your family history research, or a discovered recipe that embraces … Continue reading

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A Site You Should Know: Directory of Genealogists

I have a chapter in my book, Genealogy Online, 9th Edition,  on how to go about hiring a professional genealogist, and how to know when you need one. Until this month, one place you could go to find a pro … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day, Candlemas, and St. Blaise

February 2 in our calendar has many traditions: among them St. Blaise Day, Candlemas, and of course in the U. S., Groundhog Day! It is also a cross-quarter day…halfway between a solstice and an equinox. Candlemas Day traditionally marked the … Continue reading

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Week #5 : 52 Weeks of personal History.

Here’s this week’s challenge: Week 5: Favorite Food. What was your favorite food from childhood? If it was homemade, who made it? What was in this dish, and why was it your favorite? What is your favorite dish now?  My … Continue reading

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