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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 9 March 2014

Mar 13– Nov 6. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 am. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 extended the period of Daylight Saving Time as originally outlined in the Uniform Time Act of 1966 (amended in 1986 by Public Law 99– 359). Standard Time in each zone is advanced one hour from 2 am on the second Sunday in March until 2 am on the first Sunday in November (except where state legislatures provide exemption). Prior to 1986, Daylight Saving Time began on the last Sunday in April. Many use the popular rule “spring forward, fall back” to remember which way to turn their clocks.

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Today is Sunday 9 March 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 9 — Take a family document (baptismal certificate, passenger list, naturalization petition, etc.) and write a brief narrative using the information.

Daily Blogging Prompts

Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.

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