Robert Talbott

29 Nov 18
Your Ancestors Demystified

After taking my DNA test with Ancestry, I felt positive that the highest percentage of ethnicity would be Germanic.  Well, I was wrong.  Yes, my Germanic DNA percentage is relatively high, about 36%.  What really stunned mewas my British Isles DNA percentage…a whopping 51%.  I was intrigued and wanted to trace myBritish, Welsh, Irish and […]

28 Nov 18
Daily Goodies

The Most Precious Thing in All Thinking by — George MacDonald ====================== The Divine Reconciliation of the Universe A Comprehensive Compilation This work does not contend for a mere doctrine; its authors are championing the revealed character of God. The gloomy cloud of theology has obscured Him from us for far too long. Tradition’s chilling […]

23 Nov 18

Justin Roberts became a social media mogul at the age of 16, and has worked his way up to the top of the viral streaming charts, as well as being at the forefront of one of the largest YouTube channels today, ‘Team 10’. He collaborates with Jake Paul, and dedicates his life to entertaining the youth of the world, while at the same time designating time to improve himself – ‘Everyday Bro’.

20 Nov 18
Los Alamos Reporter

“Oscars of Invention” honor the latest and best innovations of the past year LOS ALAMOS —Eight Los Alamos National Laboratory technologies won R&D 100 Awards at R&D Magazine’s annual ceremony in Orlando, Florida. Three of the inventions also won Special Recognition Awards, including a Gold award for corporate social responsibility. “The Laboratory’s eight R&D 100 award […]

18 Nov 18
The Tinseltown Twins

Glenda Farrell gold-digging comedies, pre-code features, swashbuckling adventures, cute animals, and mysteries play this week on TCM.

13 Nov 18
Vanished objects and the archive

London-made furniture was popular in Scotland. John Gilmour, a rising advocate who prospered and bought Craigmillar Castle at the Restoration, bought eight chairs in London in March 1636. John Campbell, younger laird of Glenorchy had a great bundle of chairs and seven bundles of chair frames shipped from London to Perth in 1657. The wills […]

21 Oct 18
Parish Mouse

A List of Trades and Professions in Kidderminster Alphabetically Arranged. ATTORNIES. Bird A. Y. Emery Thomas Hallen and Son Smith J. T. BAKERS. Best William Broad Charles Bullock Anthony Beddoe Samuel Cooke Samuel Porter John BANKERS. Wakeman, Farley, & Co. BOMBAZEEN MANUFACTURES. Lea John, and Sons Lea, Carmichael, & Lea Lea Joseph, and Sons Talbot […]

19 Oct 18
Civil War Battles

The Battle of Philippi was the opening engagement of the Western Virginia Campaign, fought in and around the town of Philippi in Barbour County, Virginia (now West Virginia). The battle brought overnight fame to Major General George B. McClellan, commander of the Department of the Ohio. The Federals Close in on Philippi The Union forces […]

15 Oct 18

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, joined wine and food lovers for an experience known as Sip + Savor, which was held at DPAC in Durham, NC. Good Food, Good Wines, and Good Times is how I would summarize this event! It was quite the experience for foodies, wine lovers and anyone who enjoys learning […]

14 Oct 18
Jessica Sweeney

In my second blog post, I decided to focus on the concept of imaging in the brain through Computed Tomography (C.T) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (M.R.I). I have quite an interest in trauma imaging and I never had the opportunity to witness a patient with a traumatic brain injury (T.B.I) being scanned. I am curious […]

07 Oct 18
Robert Rems' Open House

Thursday, 9/27 After a nice, simple breakfast at the hotel in Venice, we walked the 2 blocks to the station for our train trip to Paris, which took 12 hours, with 2 transfers, at Milan and Basel.  We thought we would pick up lunch at Milan, but the station did not seem to offer much.  […]

17 Sep 18
The Questing Child

Titles for Lower Grade Students (PreK-Grade 4): Absjornse, Peter Christien. East O’ the Sun and West O’ the Moon. Illus. by P.J. Lynch. Candlewick Press, 1845. Al-Abdullah, Rania and Kelly DiPucchio. The Sandwich Swap. Illus. by Tricia Tusa. Hyperion Books, 2010. Auch, Mary Jane. The Princess and the Pizza. Illus. by Herm Auch. Holiday House, […]