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Everything Old is New Again, Ancient Hieroglyphics Modern Emoji

Originally posted on The Tony Burgess Blog:
Hieroglyphics were ancient Egypt’s way of communicating. Emoji is how we do it on cell phones today. They both seem to be very similar ways of sharing information in symbolic form. I found…

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Video Killed The Radio Star (The Buggles)

I played this one-hit-wonder nonstop when it came out in 1979.   It was definitely ahead of its time, setting the stage for the sounds of the ’80s and the MTV age.

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Meet and Greet: 3/18/17

Originally posted on Dream Big, Dream Often:
  It’s the Meet and Greet weekend everyone!!  Strap on your party shoes and join the fun!   Ok so here are the rules: Leave a link to your page or post in…

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Trump’s budget, repealing the ACA, the triumph of evil, and the rebirth of community spirit.

I absolutely hate Trump’s projected budget, as well as Trump’s Obamacare replacement, which although is nearly universally hated  not only on the left but on the right too (albeit for different reasons), is likely to pass this Thursday when Congress votes … Continue reading

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Eye-popping sunrise.

When I woke up this morning and looked out my window, this is what I saw.  

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Have we forgotten?

Wise words from a Republican: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This … Continue reading

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The latest about the family tree.

So, I went back even further down the line that produced my Spanish ancestors.   That one is allowing me to go back the farthest so far.   I’ve run into dead ends on a lot of the others — … Continue reading

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My medieval ancestors were Spanish royalty.

Ferdinand III King of Castile (1100s), one of my ancestors. Last night I worked my family tree back through the 800s (through my maternal grandfather’s side) and found out some of my ancestors were Spanish royalty! They settled in France … Continue reading

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A new distraction.

   I decided to sign up for an Ancestry.com account last night.  Something interesting to take my mind off politics and the news.    It’s not free, but you do get a 30 day trial.  Well, last night I sat … Continue reading

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