Apr 28 FamilySearch Search Tip: Exact Search
Apr 26 Embracing my Irish heritage
Besides the potato famine and the resulting hordes of immigrants, Irish history is mostly neglected in America, despite the fact that many have some Irish blood in them. In 1916, a rebellion began, or rather continued, and although successfully re...
Apr 26 Creative types may secretly be psychopaths? ☞ I’ve been saying this...
I’ve been saying this for years. No one ever listened to me. ajh
Apr 26 Basking Ridge, NJ: Cousin Russ demos MyHeritage Library Edition
NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received by our friends at the Bernard Township Library. If you are in the area, you won't want to miss Cousin Russ' presentation. MyHeritage Library Edition:  A Guided Tour   Tuesday, April 26 , 2...
Apr 26 Kinda strange. Why are Brazilians celebrating the Confederacy?
I did not know that a group of Confederates left for Brazil, after losing the Civil War. Gonna have to read more about the Fraternidade Descendência Americana. Reminds me of The Undefeated, a flick with John Wayne and Rock Hudson. ajh
Apr 26 7-year old groupie!
DearREADERS, This just in from LibertyE who writes: "I home school our four boys and every afternoon they do a four sentence journal on whatever they want. This is what my 7 year old submitted today ." TRANSCRIPTION: I like mert. Mert is cool. I l...
Apr 26 Legit or Phishing Scheme?
Apr 25 Follow Your Uterus! Or end up exiled in Canada!
If it takes electing The Donald to get feminist icon Lena Dunham to leave the country, then I will do my part. Vote TRUMP! An actress turned feminist sage who self-deports? Don’t get much better than that. Now, if we could only get her to shut up....
Apr 25 Those Darn Exceptions
Ah, the state of modern-day liberalism, replete with hypocrisies. “There’s free speech for all — except those who disagree with you. There’s tolerance for everyone — except the opposition. There’s every kind of diversity — except diversity of thou...
Apr 25 Why does the Des Moines River look like a swimming pool?
Somehow I doubt the water will ever be that color. It’s a river not a swimming pool. ajh
Apr 25 Get Medieval
The sad fact is that there are abusers — child molesters, sex traffickers, monsters et al — hiding among us. They walk amongst us. They go shopping. They go to the library. Everything a “normal” person does, they do too. Criminals rarely announce ...
Apr 25 Ancestry DNA $79 Sale
Apr 24 Even lefty California likes the Second Amendment
Some counties, which have jurisdiction over concealed weapons permits, in California are friendlier than others. Generally, it depends on who is sheriff. ajh
Apr 24 REGISTER NOW: Upcoming DearMYRTLE Hangouts
    DearREADERS, So, this post will contain two week's worth of hangouts. Register, then use the link in your confirmation email to view AND comment before, during and after our DearMYRTLE hangouts. Be sure to arrive early for the live e...
Apr 24 Suspicious Links
Apr 24 #NGS2016gen - There's an APP for that
NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was announced by the National Genealogical Society. For more information, see: http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/attend/mobile-app ARLINGTON, VA, 11 APRIL 2016—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces ...
Apr 23 “Hillary Clinton is fundamentally honest and trustworthy.” They exp...
It’s sad how so-called journalists give Hillary a pass on ethics. She is corrupt as they come. I expect more from the likes of Nicholas Kristof, though I probably should know better. “Hillary Clinton is fundamentally honest and trustworthy.” Serio...
Apr 23 Anyone else creeped out by this? Big Brother Obama is watching.
Worshiping the apparent savior of the EU. A cult of personality never went wrong in Germany before. That smile reminds me of Heath Ledger’s Joker. ajh
Apr 23 #NGS2016gen Discover African American Ancestors
NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was provided by our friends at the National Genealogical Society. For more info, see: http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/home Discover Your African American Ancestors at the NGS Family History Conference in Ft. Laud...
Apr 22 Kindergarten Serendipity
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