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Archive for November, 2008

Gift Idea for Someone that Has Everything – A Painting from a Digital Image

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

I ran across fyneart.com this evening and it reminded me of one of the things I’ve wanted to have done SOME time. Have a painting done. Maybe this is a throwback to watching historically based tv shows where there were houses full of paintings of family members, but I’ve always wanted to see about having [...]

Popular Baby Names in the Year 2000

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Here’s a listing of the most popular baby names from the year 2000:

Popular Name Series

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Primarily Using information from the Social Security Administration I thought I would start a series of popular baby names for various years. (I’m going to pick mostly census years, although I thought I’d start with the current year.) I’m going to be alternating the posts between here and my South Carolina Genealogy Site, so pop [...]

Picasa 3 | Facial Recognition and the Family Genealogist

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

I’ve posted a quick article over at South Carolina Genealogy about the new Picasa version and what use it could be for the Family Genealogist in organizing pictures of family members. The big feature of interest is facial recognition (you do have to label some to start with, or hope others have labeled and shared [...]

County Page Updates | Alamance, Catawba, Moore

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Thanks in part to some forum posts over the weekend I’ve been making some updates to the following county pages today: Alamance County Genealogy, Catawba County Genealogy, and Moore County Genealogy. Moore County got the biggest update, with a feed from the forums plus a thumbnail sketch of the county history. Alamance and Catawba got [...]

United States – Election Tuesday 2008 – History of United States Presidential Elections

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Every four years we hear the same thing…. “This is the most important election in our lifetimes” and it is truly a solemn and remarkable thing that occurs. The population of the country come out and without shots fired…. they change the course of their country. No matter who wins the election it’s always an [...]