If You’re My Cousin Why Don’t You Answer My Email? Part One

I don’t know how many times I’ve personally sent an email to a DNA cousin and have not received a reply. But I know it’s a lot and as you … Continue Reading →


New Tool From MyHeritage (Well New To Me)

I’m pretty sure you all know that I have BSO (Bright Shiny Object Syndrome) so you’ll understand when I say that I was working on a blog and came across … Continue Reading →


Wine and Dine Me Before You Demand To See My Tree

Maybe I’m old-fashioned but I like a bit of preamble with a new DNA match. But that wasn’t what happened when a DNA match sent me a note this week. Can … Continue Reading →


Your DNA Opportunity is Knocking

It has nothing to do with the luck of the Irish, but it doesn’t hurt that it’s St. Patrick’s Day on Friday and Ancestry has decided to put their DNA … Continue Reading →


Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday News

It’s U.S. Thanksgiving and time to enjoy a family occasion that you remember for years to come. You can smell the turkey cooking in the kitchen, and you can hear … Continue Reading →


DNA Cousins Wanted

I’ve been working on DNA for a while and like many others, I’m getting frustrated trying to find the connections to my family.  Especially for the brickwalls that I’m trying to break down … Continue Reading →


Encourage Those Future Genealogist

A few weeks ago I was telling my niece about the things I’ve learned with DNA matching. Over the years I often speak  (ok, not just a little bit, but a … Continue Reading →


DNA Gedcom

By now you have come to realize I’m a DNA junky and I may have to start a group. Oh wait a minute, I did… well a friend of mine … Continue Reading →


Gedmatch

  As I told you yesterday; this hound is on the hunt for DNA.  So a few years back, after getting my results from Family Tree DNA  I decided to put … Continue Reading →


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