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The road less traveled by

All the difference “I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” -- Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken (1916) Thick as thieves. That's the...

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Black Friday DNA sales

Act fast for these deals There's a whole host of Black Friday DNA sales going on today and -- in some cases --for the next few days. So if you're even thinking about diving in or adding onto your cousin pool this year, consider these -- and act fast. These are all...

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Giving thanks, 2020 style

From one to 76 It is Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. A special day of thanks has been part of the national tradition here since the first President, George Washington, responded to a call by Congress and designated Thursday, November 26, 1789 as a “day of...

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Google that, but…

Use the right Google! Reader Sherwin was frustrated at not being able to find what he was looking for. “In early 19th century Kentucky, an ancestor served as constable and as jailer,” he wrote. “The old Order Books speak of ‘the oaths required by law’ that he took for...

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Fall 2020 DNA sales

Everybody has a deal Once again, the DNA testing companies are giving us -- and our cousins -- a reason to go ahead and get that DNA test done. Yes, it's sale time again, with sales for the American Thanksgiving holiday offered by all the major DNA companies. And the...

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