Who Was Harold Alfred Thompson?

First and foremost, Harold was my grandfather. He was my father’s father, to be exact. But as with many of my ancestors (and I’m sure many of yours), his story has a “but” in it. Continue Reading →

DNA Angel Project – August Edition – Pick Your Prize 🧬🧬🎁

It’s time for another DNA Angel Project. Win your choice of DNA kit. Continue Reading →

Your Cousins Have A Right To Know

As always the DNA world is a fast-paced world and this week was no exception. If you read this article from BuzzFeed News you’ll find out the back story of … Continue Reading →

Transferring Your DNA – Let’s Find More Cousins

(This is a long post with lots of pictures. This explains how to transfer an AncestryDNA file to Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) but part way through this post there will … Continue Reading →

DNA and Crime Fighting

It’s been a week since Buzzfeed broke the story that Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) has been working with the FBI. As you can imagine this has caused quite the uproar … Continue Reading →

News From i4GG

This past weekend I spent in San Diego. You might think what a great way to get away from the snow that I live in. But much of my time … Continue Reading →

Genetic Affairs – Something New To Play With

Just like children, genetic genealogists are always on the lookout for a new toy (tool) to play with. I’m not saying that in a bad way. I count myself in the … Continue Reading →

Did Your Ethnicity Change at AncestryDNA? Mine Did!

A couple of weeks ago you may have noticed that there was a change in your AncestryDNA ethnicity. Or maybe you haven’t checked lately and it’s sitting there waiting for … Continue Reading →

Getting A Little Help From My Family’s DNA Kits

On Sunday I took a few minutes to catch up on the blog written by Living DNA.  Their blog dated; August 30th consisted of some product updates which I found … Continue Reading →

I Did Something to my 23andMe Account That I May Regret

You know me, I’m a bit of a DNA nut. I’ve tested with every DNA company that you can test with. It all started with Family Tree DNA (they were … Continue Reading →