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Episode 33: The New Minority Majority

Happy July lovelies! This week we kickstart our discussion with the latest Serial podcast update. A judge ordered a retrial for Adnan Syed after a… 125 more words


DENOMINATIONS & A map of the most common Christian denominations by county

by Gwen Sharp, PhD, W & W Norton and Company Publishers, February 25, 2009.

The counties with a dot indicate that 50% or more of residents belong to the dominant denomination. 53 more words


Westport By The Numbers

On April 15, it doesn’t take Einstein — or even a very good accountant — to know that Westporters pay more than the average American in taxes.* 194 more words


Are there errors in the US Census?

I’ve been working on my family genealogy since 1991 and have looked at census records for my ancestor, covering the years 1870 to 1940. the percentage of errors for just my family is …well, as they say, “good enough for government work”, but hardly a passing grade for anyone else. 553 more words

Family History

Getting Started in Family History: A Case Study Part 1

I’ve been doing family history since I was in college, so sometimes I forget what it’s like to start from zero. ┬áSo this morning, that’s exactly what I did. 333 more words

Family History

Searching the US Census

Recently, someone asked for my help finding an ancestor on a US Census.

She had great luck with this method I suggested, so I thought I’d share… 285 more words

Family History

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY: Celebrating the Success Worldwide

I don’t normally do this kind of thing but, because this is a day to celebrate the grand achievements women all around the world are making, and because this is such phenomenal information (albeit excessively long and highly wonky), I am sharing this cut and paste from the… 1,526 more words

Women's Issues