This blog is going to be about genealogy (mostly mine, but of others as well) and related facets of family history. I am not a professional genealogist, just an enthusiastic amateur who enjoys doing research, analyzing data, and getting happily lost in the massive maze of historical information on the internet, on microfilm, in published histories, or on courthouse shelves. 208 more words
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Sorry about missing yesterday, but I had some eye surgery on Thursday that left me a bit under the weather yesterday, and seeing is still a bit of a challenge. 2,534 more words
Imagine working on a special project knowing the CEO of your company will sign off on your work each step of the way.
Now picture that boss is famed billionaire investor Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway . 384 more words
John Levitt, an Economics professor at the University of Chicago, proposed an interesting theory in one of his research papers: Abortion lowers crime rate. The theory revolved around the idea that unwanted kids did not receive good parenting and therefore were more likely to become criminals later in life. 213 more words
Welp, Bobo is still in Havana, not “rediscovering” America. And he’s decided to wax philosophical, which is always dangerous. In “Getting to Zero” he gurgles that Hemingway’s life was in many ways a mess, but he proved it is possible to create honest and unvarnished art even in the midst of decline. 1,354 more words