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Grateful Challenge 2016 - Day Thirty Seven

I have been thinking so much lately about where I come from. My mother is German, and my father is Irish. It is an interesting combination. 250 more words

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Ethnicity Testing – A Conundrum

Ethnicity results from DNA testing.  Fascinating.  Intriguing.  Frustrating.  Exciting.  Fun. Challenging.  Mysterious.  Enlightening.  And sometimes wrong.  These descriptions all fit.  Welcome to your personal conundrum!  The riddle of you!  6,509 more words


Is the Nature-Nurture debate over?

This blog is about an alarming turn toward the legitimation of “race” and “ethnicity” as the prime influences on “personality.”

Are you fascinated with genealogy, particularly the ethnicity of your ancestors? 252 more words


Ancestry Adventure part 2

This is the continuation of my experience with DNA.ancestry.com.

While I waited (and waited and waited) for my box to come, I was forced to confront certain legitimate fears of my DNA being forever held in a database: 350 more words

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Mother's Binder: Finally Getting Organized


Mother’s Binder: Finally Getting Organized 1 Feb -7 Feb 2016

Daily work on getting organized is a challenge and a pleasant adventure. One of DearMyrtle’s challenges this week is to work on the first four generation binders, starting with your mother’s maiden name binder. 579 more words


Ancestry Announces Family Tree Maker Solution

Here’s today’s announcement from Ancestry.com–sure to make all the Family Tree Maker users out there happy:

Software MacKiev

Software MacKiev, with whom we have a long-standing relationship, is acquiring the Family Tree Maker software line as publisher for both Mac and Windows versions. 267 more words