DNA for genealogy or anthropology is not just about finding the ancestors, their information and rellies - it is about going to visit people and places from the cemetery down the street to the archives in any country in the world or the Ice-Age art of the caves of southern France and northern Spain. Genealogy … Continue reading Ancient Ancestors Tour ~ Hotel Palacio de Trasvilla, Puente Viesgo ~ Cantabria!
I ordered Nebula the day I heard about it on Facebook. Boom - I used the name and googled through a separate browser (I try to not click from Facebook) and bought one for myself and one for Dai -- on day 1. The idea is that you test with them and straight up you … Continue reading Nebula ~ A Star Thingy Or A Cool DNA Company – and a sale on today!
My abebooks.com account shows the trail of ordering books and how my getting a copy of Genevieve Von Petzinger's, The First Signs, has taken several tries. I have shared my love of Jean Manco's work, her books, her web pages and her saved pages; I have added David Reich's, Who We Are And How … Continue reading Finally! After Three Orders ~ The, ‘The’ Book Is Here ~ and Dai Is Reading ~ Its ~Its ~ A Sign
A modern group gave mt-DNA haplogroup U the name of Uma. I believe Ursula was the name that British geneticist Brian Sykes used in his early DNA work. The seven something Eve. But Urusula-Uma is our mother for today. I have family and friends who are on her mt-DNA maternal line U. I believe people … Continue reading mt-DNA Haplogroups U5 ~ Mother Ursula Uma
BE sure to see the Google Translate feature in the side/end bar... Finding the documented results of the DNA sequenced from ancient skeletons is like a magical mystery cave art tour itself - Travel With A Challenge, as the site explains, that Genevieve von Petzinger wrote for her article about some of the caves still … Continue reading Ice-Age Ancestors Tour ~ The DNA Of Cave Art
Women riding around with a trunk full of tools, containers of water, empty containers for more water, sturdy shoes and sundry other supplies for cleaning and preparing the graves at all the cemeteries around the towns and counties -- and some across state lines -- for Memorial Day (formerly called in some places Decoration Day). … Continue reading before… Memorial Day ~ Every Week-end Before, From The Time Of Spring Thaws – The Cleaning Of The Graves.
DNA for genealogy or anthropology is not just about finding the ancestors, their information and rellies - it is about going to visit people and places from the cemetery down the street to the archives in any country in the world or the Ice-Age art of the caves of southern France and northern Spain. I … Continue reading Ice-Age Ancestors Tour ~ And The Winners Are… Google – Ring – Jif – Izod – Travelon & Hotel Palacio de Trasvilla
Some days the task of volunteering on the Find A Grave website feels like a burden -- days when it's not just trying to add memorials and gravesites for posterity, but recording the death of a friend - of family. Like mother or sister or friend -- Gee Gee, Georgie Anne Geyer. She loved genealogy … Continue reading Making The FindAgrave Memorial… Farewell This Stardust Gee Gee
Part -1 ~ The Overview Wikipedia Prof saxx [Public domain] / to D48, 24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France What do Genevieve von Petzinger, Jean Manco and Alex Shoumatoff all have in common? Contributed to the itinerary of the trip... more people to name and credit - with response. With the research of Dai and my haplogroups, we are … Continue reading The Tour ~ Cave Doodles And Spanish Spas ~ In The Footsteps Of Our Ice-Age Ancestors
How many different bag sizes are there for checked baggage and carry-on? Who knows? There is a wonderful department store in Arnedillo, Spain that has a chart beside the luggage with the sizes - 22" for one, 25" for another, 24" and 23" for yet another two. And more exciting to figure out - what … Continue reading The Racket Is In The Bag
Look at this chart! Just look at THIS chart! Isn't this fun? And day one of my having the time to look and play with the newest feature of Ancestry.com and their ThruLines - I see one of the most wonderful matches in all of genealogy research. We searched for my great grandfather's little sister … Continue reading ThruLines ~ Ancestry(.com)’s latest super fun tool – about as real as it can get!
Family Tree DNA (ftDNA), my first love, my favorite. But everyone knows I have tested with many companies, love them all, and so what is all the fuss I make about everyone testing with or uploading to (if possible) DNA results with ftDNA? It is the bells and whistles (DNA for genealogy tools), and they … Continue reading ftDNA Family Finder ~ The Results Are In! Now What?
There are no two ways about it; non-paternity events happen and have happened forever. I am a haplogroup enthusiast and also insist on trying to prove every ancestral line with DNA, which means not only testing the recent ancestry with autosomal but also using y-DNA and mt-DNA to researching families identify all ancestors' haplogroups. Using … Continue reading Who begat whom? Choose your y-dna testing candidate(s) carefully.
Oh, I can't wait. I must have something processed with the new hope, new players for DNA for genealogy testing companies, it might be this will get off the ground this time. Toothbrushes, letters with stamps, hair. My brother-in-law has possession of two of my dad's wisdom teeth that were pulled. I have two of … Continue reading Are you a lick away from Granny’s DNA? Forensic DNA For Genealogy ~ Artifact Testing
I can hear them now - heads exploding, fists pounding, objections in every corner of the DNA-for-genealogy world. Let them squeal. ADD - August 1st, 2018 - Family Tree DNA has a summer sale for the month of August - now you can upgrade at a discount! (There will be another sale at the … Continue reading y-DNA ~ Begin with 12 STR Markers?
I’m not laughing or amused at simple questions, I am here to answer questions. I might only have 14 years of reading DNA and genetics for genealogy and anthropology, and I might only go back about 35 years working in journalism and digging up people and stories, and I might have only followed my grandmother … Continue reading I Have My Genealogy ~ Why Do I Need DNA For Anything? & Simplistic Questions, We Need Those The Most
This company makes maps of the ancient world the way it was "back then." This is especially important helping us understand where our ancient ancestors lived. I believe we must rethink all archaeology. We know we are leaving out the lives of the peoples who lived along the shorelines because today those same shorelines are … Continue reading Ancient Ancestors Tours ~ With MAPS!