Happy DNA Day

April 25 is National DNA Day! This annual event celebrates the completion of the human genome project in 2003 and the discovery of the double helix in 1953. I’ve posted about my genealogical research various times, but never about the results of my DNA test. Partly that’s because the results keep changing. As the testingContinue reading “Happy DNA Day”

In a Hole in the Ground, There Lived a Hobbit…

Greetings from Middle Earth, where it was snowing as I arrived here in the Shire on Monday. This was after a 75-degree day on Sunday, and temperatures in the 80s for several days before that. Bob and I had driven down to Harrisonburg on Saturday to spend Easter with Jon Morgan at JMU. I bookedContinue reading “In a Hole in the Ground, There Lived a Hobbit…”

Throwback Thursday: Siblings

April 10 was National Siblings Day, so I guess I’m a few days late. But I can’t resist sharing this old photo of my sisters and I as kids. This was on our family Christmas card one year; it was taken in front of the fireplace at our house in Scituate, Massachusetts, where we livedContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Siblings”

National Library Week, Day 7

Today is the final day of National Library Week! This annual celebration is sponsored by the American Library Association. Each day this week, I will post the cover of a book that I love — one book per day, with no reviews, just covers. I am not claiming that these are my very favorite books,Continue reading “National Library Week, Day 7”

National Library Week, Day 6

Today is the sixth day of National Library Week! This annual celebration is sponsored by the American Library Association. Each day this week, I will post the cover of a book that I love — one book per day, with no reviews, just covers. I am not claiming that these are my very favorite books,Continue reading “National Library Week, Day 6”

National Library Week, Day 5

Today is the fifth day of National Library Week! This annual celebration is sponsored by the American Library Association. Each day this week, I will post the cover of a book that I love — one book per day, with no reviews, just covers. I am not claiming that these are my very favorite books,Continue reading “National Library Week, Day 5”

National Library Week, Day 4

Today is the fourth day of National Library Week! This annual celebration is sponsored by the American Library Association. Each day this week, I will post the cover of a book I love — one book per day, with no reviews, just covers. I am not claiming that these are my very favorite books, justContinue reading “National Library Week, Day 4”

National Library Week, Day 3

Today is the third day of National Library Week! This annual celebration is sponsored by the American Library Association. Each day this week, I will post the cover of a book I love — one book per day, with no reviews, just covers. I am not claiming that these are my very favorite books, justContinue reading “National Library Week, Day 3”