Wendy Worsfold

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What is a ‘death clean’ and why should you do it?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The phrase “death cleaning” may sound jarring to unaccustomed ears, but the concept makes …

Personal Finance

The Best Sites Where Students Can Transcribe Historical Texts

Having students spend some time transcribing historical texts, whether they be materials from Shakespeare’s time, slave narratives, or war …

Calgary man finds toughest part of owning 2009 Ford F-150 truck is finding replacement part

Paul Rubner thinks what's happened to his Ford F-150 is criminal — and he should know, he's a detective with the Calgary Police Service.<p>The heating …

Detroit Auto Show

History - Acadian Genealogy - Historical Acadian-Cajun Resources

The word Acadia has been interpreted by many historians to mean “fertile land, or rich pastures”.<p>Nova Scotia is one of the founding cultures of the …

8 Rules to Properly Record Names in Genealogy

When recording your genealogical data on charts, there are some important conventions to follow with regard to names, dates, and places. By following …

Genealogy

GPS: Where You’ve Been & Where You’re Going

When we hear “GPS,” we tend to think of the Global Positioning System: a worldwide navigation system made possible by a network of satellites which …

Genealogy

Introduction - Sources for Research in Scottish Genealogy

Sources for Research in Scottish Genealogy:<br>Introduction<p>Compiled by Judith P. Reid<p>This guide has been prepared primarily as an aid for those who are …

Genealogy

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The Theology of Rest: A Modern Sermon About Living with Presence in the Age of Productivity

<i>“Busy is a decision,”</i> a wise woman once once reminded us. I often think about how our modern obsession with productivity is blinding us to the fact that being productive can be the surest way of lulling ourselves into a trance of passivity, where we coast through our lives day after day after day, …

David Sedaris Tells You What to Read This Summer

Load up your beach bag with some of the summer’s best books, as recommended by David Sedaris, Laura Lippman, Jennifer Weiner, and many more.<p>If you’re jetting off for a beachy getaway this summer, you’ll likely need some reading material for those long afternoons spent relaxing in the sun. Instead …

A Brief History of the Toilet

<i>“Civilized man has always been outraged by what he sees, or else there would be no civilization,”</i> Norman Mailer once wrote. And, in fact, among the greatest feats of civilization is a technology that has enabled us to get one of humanity’s most primal yet most outrageous sights as far away from us, …

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams on How Our Choices Shape the World, Animated

<i>“It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it,”</i> young Hunter S. Thompson wrote in his exquisite letter of advice to a friend. In fact, life — the world — only ever changes when we actively refuse to accept its givens and choose to build new alternatives. But …

The News

• <b>Author:</b> Alain de Botton<p><b>From the author of The Architecture of Happiness, a thought-provoking look at the manic and peculiar position that news has achieved in our lives.</b><p>What does the news do to our brains, our souls and our views of one another? We spend an inordinate amount of time checking on it. …

Here's Why This Best-Selling Book Is Freaking Out the Super-Wealthy

There are many reasons why French academic Thomas Piketty’s 685-page tome, “Capital in the 21st Century,” has vaulted to the top of the Amazon.com …

Income Inequality

Find Your Roots at The Genealogy Center of Fort Wayne

Are you working on compiling your family tree or interested in getting started? Have you been researching, but find yourself stuck and not sure how …

A Year by the Sea

• <b>Author:</b> Joan Anderson<p><b>The basis for the major motion picture of the same name. An entrancing memoir of how one woman's journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life.</b><br>Life is a work in progress, as ever-changing as a sandy shoreline along the beach. During the …

Stolen Innocence

• <b>Author:</b> Elissa Wall & Lisa Pulitzer<p>In September 2007, a packed courtroom in St. George, Utah, sat hushed as Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age fourteen. This harrowing and …

Why There Was No First Human

We live in a culture where 40% of people don’t believe the world is more than 6,000 years old. And yet how can an intelligent being hold such beliefs when faced with a 13,000-year-old eucalyptus tree or an 80,000-year-old aspen? But even when we embrace science completely, one of the most baffling …