Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

Helix E-mail Announcing Mayo Clinic GeneGuide

Helix seems to be a bit slow on e-mailing as I mentioned this new test in a blog post on October 1, 2018: New Helix DNA Tests Offered. Glad to see they mentioned the new test, which can be ordered … Continue reading

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Geno 2.0 Next on Sale $69.95

Updated October 12, 2018 – Sale didn’t last long as it’s now over. Geno 2.0 Next  on sale on the National Geographic (Nat Geo) website – https://shop.nationalgeographic.com/products/geno-2-0-next-generation-genographic-helix-dna-ancestry-kit-u-s-delivery for $69.95 as well as on GroupOn (see link below) for $65.00, but not … Continue reading

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Fairytale the Roleplaying Game on Indiegogo

Updated October 11, 2018: Added to Gaming Sunday Week of October 7, 2018 and appears to end in “a month left” which puts it around November 11, 2018 – will update if I find the date is later or earlier. … Continue reading

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Unusual Obituary

Thank you to Dick Eastman, https://blog.eogn.com/2018/10/09/a-very-unusual-obituary/, for mentioning this obituary (the obit is a tad long). I will let you decide which version of the story you go with. If you are in the area on November 9, 2018, they … Continue reading

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15 Item Grab-N-Go Cemetery Bag – BillionGraves

https://blog.billiongraves.com/2018/10/09/15-item-grab-n-go-cemetery-bag/ – BillionGraves blog. Standard disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert. While I agree … Continue reading

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How I Come Up With Things to Blog About

It really depends. In some cases, I see an article, social media post, etc. on one of the topics I blog about. In other cases, it gets interesting because either a person asks or answers a question on Facebook or … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA’s Mitochondrial Haplotree — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

On September 27th, 2018 Family Tree DNA published the largest Y haplotree in the world, based on SNP tests taken by customers. Now, less than two weeks later, they’ve added an exhaustive mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) public haplotree as well, making … Continue reading

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