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All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

According to a Business Insider report, “New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.”


Road Trips, Ancestors, and Friends

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Today was a travel day. We left Munich this morning and drove to the town of Hochstadt, which is near the city of Speyer near the Rhein River. 496 more words

Loose Thoughts And Musings

Soul Food

A few weeks ago, the Fourth day of September. I gathered in some of my closest kin, to my home for a very special dinner. It was a celebration, as well as a declaration of who I am and who I am becoming. 844 more words

5 Generations at Riverton, Along the Lumbee River near Wagram, NC

My grandmother, uncle and mother (right) along with the McMillian boys at Riverton, 1930s.

My nephews Dan and Greg Loomis, and sister Ann at Riverton in the 1970s. 362 more words

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Genetics fascinates and scares me

I was reading this and article in the New York Times  about the discovery of an ancient African skeleton. It mentioned genetics, and it got me thinking about our ancestors and how the subject fascinates and scares me at the same time. 152 more words


Ozark Encyclopedia – H – Horses

Horse or mule jawbone to cure toothache – “Another way to cure toothache is to find the skeleton of a horse or mule. Be sure that nobody is watching you. 495 more words


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Revolutionary War Field Trip

Me, my hiking pal and my dad went to Deposit N.Y. to look for our ancestors graves. These are some of them. They fought in the American Revolution. 17 more words

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