Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 15 November 2014

Nov 15, 1887. Described as one of the major American artists of the 20th century, Georgia O’Keeffe was born at Sun Prairie, WI. In 1924 she married the famous photographer Alfred Stieglitz. His more than 500 photographs of her have been called “the greatest love poem in the history of photography.” She painted desert landscapes and flower studies. She died at Santa Fe, NM, Mar 6, 1986.
Today is Saturday, 15 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: National Bundt Day and Georgia O’Keefe’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • Have you checked out our group on Facebook? Each day we’re posting valuable blogging resources and members are asking questions about the best ways to run their blogs. Come join us!

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 14 November 2014

Nov 14, 1988. This intelligent, often acerbic sitcom set in Washington, DC, starred Candice Bergen as an egotistical, seasoned journalist working for the fictitious TV news show “FYI.” Featured were Grant Shaud as the show’s high-strung producer, Miles Silver-berg (later replaced by Lily Tomlin); Faith Ford as the former Miss America-turned-anchor, Corky Sherwood; Joe Regalbuto as neurotic reporter Frank Fontana; Charles Kimbrough as uptight anchorman Jim Dial; Pat Corley as Phil, owner of the local watering hole; and Robert Pastorelli as Eldin Bernecky, perfectionist housepainter and aspiring artist. The series ended with the May 31, 1998 episode.
Today is Friday, 14 November 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: International Girls Day, “Murphy Brown” Television Debut – Anniversary, and Spirit of NSA Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 13 November 2014

Nov 13, 1927. The Holland Tunnel, running under the Hudson River between New York, NY, and Jersey City, NJ, was opened to traffic. The tunnel was built and operated by the New York– New Jersey Bridge and Tunnel Commission. Comprising two tubes, each large enough for two lanes of traffic, the Holland was the first underwater tunnel built in the US.
Today is Thursday, 13 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

  • Happy blogiversary to CompuGen (started 10 November 2013).
  • Today: Holland Tunnel Opens – Anniversary and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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