June 13th “Irish Saturday” class at IGSI

Greetings! I’ve happy to be back after 12 days away from home! We expected to be gone less than half that time but the passing of my 92-year-old aunt extended our trip.

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Irish Miscellany

An article in Scientific American (Sept 2013) reports that people invest nearly 50% of their waking hours engaged in mind-wandering. It’s a much bigger percentage when you include time spent (somewhat mindlessly) surfing the Internet, which encourages you to day-dream about other subjects.

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Origins acquired by Findmypast

This may be old news to many of you, but Origins.net is now part of the Findmypast family. Sometime in early 2015 the Origins website will cease to operate as a separate entity and all records will be searchable at Findmypast.

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