A friend asked an interesting question. "Why do you do genealogy?" The answer should be simple. One would think it would be something along the lines of: "I do genealogy because I want to know who my ancestors were.
While it may take a bottle of hair dye for us to create a flashy weave that rivals the more colorful and garish members of the animal kingdom, humans do still display an incredible amount of diversity when it comes to the hair on their heads.
Genealogists have strong opinions. But are they always correct? I've been following some online genealogy discussions recently and noticed that we genealogists often answer questions with an emphatic point of view.
Getting your DNA sequenced is now so cheap and easy that you don’t need to see a medical professional. A variety of online companies are offering direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests for health or recreational purposes.
Have you ever stopped to think about your middle name and how popular...or obscure...it is? A genealogy website called MooseRoots wanted to identify the most common middle names for males and females born in the United States since 1900.
Is your genealogy accurate? Genealogists strive for accuracy. We want to be sure we have the right great-grandmother, the correct year of birth or death, the correct parents for our 3rd great-grandfather.
I entered the blogging world well before it had entered the mainstream lexicon. Back then, I only had a vague idea of what blogs were and certainly no idea as to their usefulness as a tool in our social network....
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