News & Views

Google Names Policy

by JL Beeken on 3-24-2012

GoogleWhen I went to post my latest Webstream post at Google+ today I was greeted by a large notice saying that I am in violation of their Names Policy. … [continued]

Winter Arrives

by JL Beeken on 11-12-2011

Apparently, I have fans … well, OK, just one … who worry about me when I don’t write for a long time. Which is, lately, almost a month. … [continued]

JLog’s 5th Anniversary

by JL Beeken on 10-18-2011

As JLog passes its 5th anniversary I have to say – We’ve come a long way. Or maybe I’ve come a long way and you’ve just been humoring me by being good sports. … [continued]

The Missing Television

by JL Beeken on 10-12-2011

Some days, even with the best of intentions, getting out of bed is not a good idea. … [continued]

The Mayans, Part 2

by JL Beeken on 10-10-2011

Focus. I cannot get Cuz to focus. … [continued]

The Mayans, Part 1: A Glimpse of The Future

by JL Beeken on 10-07-2011

According to the experts the creation cycles of the Mayan Calendar end on October 28th, just a few short weeks from now. What might happen at that point depends on your general orientation to the world right now. … [continued]

The Family Tree

by JL Beeken on 9-12-2011

A woman wrote a few months ago asking me (in no-nonsense terms) to remove her mother’s name from my family tree because she was NOT related in that line. … [continued]

IRS: Shock & Awe

by JL Beeken on 8-29-2011

Here’s one for the genealogists of the future.

As a person who’s lived in Canada for 44 years … [continued]

My New Friend

by JL Beeken on 8-26-2011

On the side I run a computer tutoring business. It’s what happens after years of answering all your friends’ and family’s computer questions. One day you think you might as well print a business card. And you do. And then you have a business. … [continued]

Randy’s Saturday Night Fun: Great-Greats

by JL Beeken on 7-16-2011

Our Saturday night entertainment director, Randy Seaver, wants to know the following: … [continued]