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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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Nov 26, 1922. Cartoonist, born at Minneapolis, MN. Created the “Peanuts” comic strip, which debuted on Oct 2, 1950. The strip included Charlie Brown; his sister, Sally; his dog, Snoopy; friends Linus and Lucy and a variety of other characters. Schulz’s last daily strip was published Jan 3, 2000, and his last Sunday strip was published Feb 13, 2000. The strip ran in more than 2,500 newspapers in many countries. Schulz won the Reuben Award in both 1955 and 1964 and was named International Cartoonist of the Year in 1978. Several TV specials were spin-offs of the strip, including “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”
Today is Wednesday 26 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: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Published – Anniversary, First US Holiday Proclamation – 225th Anniversary, and Charles Schultz’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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