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She was just phoning it in

I was recently hanging out with a friend of mine and asked how long she and I have been friends. She looked at her phone and said, “…since 1999.” I was speechless. 124 more words



I was recently triggered by a TV advert that took me back to a recent traumatic event. Look that language is a tad dramatic so you be the judge… 735 more words


Seek and Ye Shall Find

A notification recently appeared in my in-box calling for short stories. One of the preferred topics was One’s Crazy Family Members. I was disappointed to learn that only one submission at a time would be considered, as I could probably send 300 pages to them and still not begin to scrape the surface. 773 more words

Research 101: Questioning

So you want to research your family history but you don’t know where to start? A key first step is to identify what you’re looking for. 1,051 more words

Family History

862 Look What a Little Bit of Spit Can Tell You!

All four of my husband’s grandparents were born in Hungary. Back then Hungary was three times the size that it is now.

Recently my husband ordered a DNA kit from ancestry.com. 718 more words


23andMe hits $1.5B pre-money valuation in latest huge funding round

Following up on the news of 23andMe’s huge upcoming financing round, TechCrunch has learned that the company is raising the new financing at a $1.5 billion pre-money valuation. 261 more words



One of the biggest things that got me interested in cemeteries was when I decided to start looking into my family history. I don’t know my father’s side of my genes so finding out about the side I did know became really important to me. 359 more words