Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 28 November 2014

Nov 28. First observed in 2008. On the day after Thanksgiving, StoryCorps asks all Americans to take an hour to record an interview with a loved one, using recording equipment that is readily available in most homes, such as computers, iPhones or tape recorders. This day provides a noncommercial alternative to “Black Friday” shopping sprees. Tens of thousands of Americans have participated in the National Day of Listening, and educators and community organizations have incorporated StoryCorps’s interviewing techniques into their programs.
Today is Friday, 28 November 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Black Friday, Buy Nothing Day, National Day of Listening, and Sinkie Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 27 November 2014

The fourth Thursday in November is Thanksgiving Day in the United States - a day to give thanks.
Today is Thursday, 27 November 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Jimi Hendrix’s Birthday – Anniversary and Thanksgiving Day.

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Finding Your Roots – Season 2 – Episode 10 – Now Available for Online Viewing

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In the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS, this week’s episode – the final episode of the season – featured Jessica Alba, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett, Governor Deval Patrick and more. The episode is entitled Decoding Our Past Through DNA and can now be viewed online – click here to access the video or view below.

This is the final episode of Season 2 of Finding Your Roots and we’re looking forward to the next season!

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