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Book Review: The Family Tree Guide To DNA Testing And Genetic Genealogy

The Family Tree Guide To DNA Testing And Genetic Genealogy, by Blaine T. Bettinger The world of genetic genealogy is one that is changing rapidly and has over the past few years and it is hard to imagine that this … Continue reading

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Book Review: It’s In His Kiss

It’s In His Kiss, by Julia Quinn Having come near the end of my self-imposed project to read the Bridgerton novels, I look forward to not having to read more Julia Quinn novels at some near date. That is not … Continue reading

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Proposals For Solving A Brick Wall #1: A Genetic Genealogy Project

I have written before [1] about this particular issue, the most recent brick wall in my own family history. Considering the sort of stories I hear about people who struggle to find their ancestors, I have to admit that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writing Family History Made Very Easy

Writing Family History Made Very Easy: A Beginner’s Guide, by Noeline Kyle This book is a bit frustrating to read for a variety of reasons, and there were a couple of things about this book that made it far less … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Genealogist’s Internet

The Genealogist’s Internet, by Peter Christian One thing that bothers me, and this is not so much an issue with the book as with the context in which I found it, is that my library stocks so many books about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Living Together, Getting Married & Starting A Family (Financial Literacy: Planning For The Future)

Living Together, Getting Married & Starting A Family (Financial Literacy: Planning For The Future), by WeissRatings I have to admit that this book was a bit disappointing for me, but there are certainly some people who will appreciate this book. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Organize Your Genealogy

Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies And Solutions For Every Researcher, by Drew Smith In reading a book like this one I am of two minds, and they tend to work against each other as far as my appreciation of the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Birth, Death, And A Tractor

Birth, Death, And A Tractor: Connecting An Old Farm To A New Family, by Kelly Payson-Roopchand This book is an interesting one not so much for its content itself but rather for what it means in the larger sense of … Continue reading

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On The Problem Of Populations In Genetic Genealogy

One of the notable aspects of genetic genealogy is the marketing that companies push to would-be customers about how genetic testing can help one better understand where one comes from. What I would like to share is a bit of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?

Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother’s Suggestions, by Patricia Marx and Roz Chast I must admit that this book was not quite as funny as I thought it would be. It is … Continue reading

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