As always, it's pretty
busy around here, between home-schooling, 8 Standard Poodle puppies (all
terribly charming and intelligent, naturally), and the usual domestic
Alas, my scanner bit the
dust for good this weekend. I cannot complain, since I'm sure that
neither the folks over at Hewlett-Packard, who make excellent
scanners and digital imaging
products, nor any other manufacturer intended any scanner
to get as much use as mine got!
I've ordered a new
scanner and I hope that it'll arrive this week, another Hewlett Packard,
this time the 5470Cse. I hope that it will be as sturdy a workhorse as
the old HP 5300C was. It'll have to be.
I wasn't expecting the
additional expense, so I hope you'll remember The Olden Times'
sponsors when you need to purchase printer ink, genealogy data CDs,
books, music, videos, or just about anything else you could purchase
online. A small portion of the sale goes to support The Olden Times,
and Heaven knows we need it. I'll soon be adding a page
with an index of our sponsors and some of their products and services to
make this more convenient.
you to those of you who've already supported this
free genealogy website with your patronage of our sponsors! And
thanks to those of you who've used the "Recommend It!" buttons
to help me pass the word about The Olden Times!
And to those of you
who may be visiting for the first time, I do hope you'll come back again, since I
have literally hundreds of pounds of old newspapers to scan and add to
this website, one story at a time!
If you're ever curious
as to where I get these old newspapers, you're welcome to do a bidder
search on eBay!
Search for eBay bidder email@example.com,
which is my ID on that wonderfully fun auction site. Should you decide
to register with eBay as a buyer (or a seller - a great way
to earn some extra holiday cash), they'll actually contribute a small
amount to The Olden Times. Registration with eBay is fast, easy
and FREE, so sign up for some fun and help us out at the same time!
I also occasionally sell
on eBay, so a seller search for the ID firstname.lastname@example.org
will show you what I'm selling, if I have any current auctions. All
auction proceeds go to support The Olden Times.