I'm in Washington, DC, with my daughter this week, so will not be able to keep up with the blog reading. But here are a few good ones I saw before I left:
You knew it was coming... THE CIVIL WAR GENEALOGY BLOG CHALLENGE IS HERE!
In the News
April 12th was the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight by Yuri Gagarin. Relive the First Orbit.
Looking for family heirlooms among the rubble: Japan's Memory Hunters (hat tip to Tracy at A Multitude of -sens)
Genealogy database may help link Parkinson's to some cancers
What a way to learn about history: Kids discover neglected grave of Revolutionary War soldier
The road less taken: Downriver War of 1812 trail gets its due
Amazon Announces Ad-Supported Kindle For $114 (That’s $25 Off)
Cisco To Shut Down Flip Video Camera Business; Will Give Pink Slips To 550 Employees
This explains a lot: Brain Scans Show How Multitasking Is Harder for Seniors
D Lee at A Patient Genealogist asks: Tech Tuesday: Help!?! I don't know what to do next on Ancestry.com
Maybe if you squint... Can You Read the Address?? by Mary at me and my ancestors
British TV Looking for People with Long-Lost British Roots by Kimberly Powell at About.com Genealogy
From the Blogs
Kinship explained... beautifully - Tech Tuesday :: Kinship Chart
From Leslie Albrecht Huber of The Journey Takers Blog, Two Common Mistakes People Make Tracing Immigrant Ancestors
Interesting explanations of the differences in Civil War headstones: The Start of the Civil War by Joy at A Grave Interest.
Is your blog accessible? by Denise Barrett Olson at Moultrie Creek Gazette.
I won't get one on this trip: Myrt's Day at the Archives by DearMYRTLE.
Follow-up to last week's story: The National Archives- They read my blog!? by Heather Wilkinson Rojo of Nutfield Genealogy
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