Linda Bates

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12 Historic Wisconsin Newspapers - 100K Pages Added Online

Source: Wisconsin Public Library Consortium<br>​For Wisconsin newspaper researchers - Good News! 12 new titles totaling over 85,000 pages have been added …

Genealogy

New York State Historic Newspapers Project Now at 6.3 Million Pages

Source: NYS Historical Newspapers ProjectIf you follow this website at all, you know that I from time to time update the free online historical …

Genealogy

Minnesota Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Minnesota has quite a few free online collections for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the Library of Congress Chronicling America …

Genealogy

Maine Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Maine is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the …

Genealogy

Wisconsin Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Wisconsin is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use …

Genealogy

10 Genealogy Blogs Worth Reading

There are hundreds, if not thousands of genealogy and family history blogs online, offering a daily or weekly dose of education, enlightenment, and …

Genealogy

Almost 300,000 Pages Added to New York State Historic Newspapers in March

If you follow this website at all, you know that I from time to time update the free online historical newspapers that are available for you to …

Genealogy

10 BEST Ways to Find Obituaries in Online Newspapers

The other day, I spent about 6 straight hours searching for missing obituaries for several ancestors in my family tree.<br>As I was doing so, I kept …

Genealogy

9 Steps to Success in Searching Old Newspapers for Your Ancestors

Searching for articles about your ancestors online in old newspapers really is pretty easy. The problem is that it is so easy that researchers who …

Print Media

New York Online Historical Newspapers Summary

The <b>Obituaries</b> page in the Tab bar above has 1,010 free obituary indexes from the U.S. and Canada. And the <b>BMD Links</b> page in the Tab bar has over 920 …

Canada Online Historical Newspaper Links

This month I have been updating the articles published in the past that contain links to free online historical newspapers for Canada. Each article …

Genealogy

Chronicling America Updates - May 2016

Source: Library of CongressChronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historic newspapers, …

Genealogy

NASA scientist Sidd Bikkannavar says he was forced to unlock phone at airport

Before it was temporarily halted by federal judges, President Donald Trump's Muslim ban affected thousands of people worldwide. While much of the …

Tulip Mania at Keukenhof

Any time of year, you'll enjoy flowers in the Netherlands (as the Dutch are experts in greenhouse technology). But if traveling to Holland in May, be sure to visit Keukenhof, just half an hour south of Amsterdam. The park is well-connected by public transport and a delight even if you think flowers …

Tulips

Low-Alcohol Cocktails for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

Three cocktail recipes that are low on alcohol and big on flavor to help you enjoy The Food Lover's Cleanse<p>If you knew Sara or myself, you'd quickly discover neither of us is quick to relinquish a good glass of wine or cocktail at any time of year. We figured many of you might feel the same. Yes, …

Cocktails

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

The stone bridge that spans the Ribordone stream in Val Chiusella, Piedmont, Italy ~ by Paolo De Faveri

4 Ways to Photograph Water

Water holds a special significance to people; it makes up 70% of the Earth’s surface, and about the same of our own bodies. It’s the only thing we …

Ricoh R8 review

Ricoh is marketing the compact camera as a lighter, more discreet alternative to the DSLR without limiting the user. Ricoh’s attempted to create this …

Digital Photographer

Hands-on Photo Tip: Non-destructive Editing in Photoshop

In this Hands-on Photo Tip, I will show you the basics of non-destructive editing. If you want to be flexible in your photo editing workflow, and if …

Getting to Know Picasa - a Free Image Editor and Browser by Google

Google

Still Life Photography

In today’s photo tip, we begin a study of still life photography techniques. We’ll start out with a still life photography definition that will …

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

Landscape Photography

Digital Photographer

11 Tips for Spectacular Snow Landscapes

Autumn has come and gone. At least, that's how it feels right now in Idaho! The colorful leaves are falling off the trees, everything is becoming …

Quick Macro Photography Tricks

If you delve into the incredible world of macro photography, with the aid of a few digital photography tricks, you can take photographs of insects …

Macro Photography

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

Italy