Category Archives: Blog Specific

The choice that really isn’t — The Legal Genealogist

GEDmatch opt out is an illusion Dealing with privacy issues when it comes to DNA databases created for genealogical purposes is like trying to nail jello to a tree. 1,072 more words via The choice that really isn’t — The Legal … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019

I saw this this afternoon on BillionGraves – 10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/05/21/10-ways-to-honor-your-ancestors-at-the-cemetery-on-memorial-day/. For those not familiar, Memorial Day is a U. S. holiday celebrated … Continue reading

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What a mental illness can teach you about your mental health — Thought Food

Here’s a paradox: My mental health improved after I developed a mental illness. When I am not symptomatic (which is a lot of the time) my mental health is fantastic. It is possibly better than that of many people who … Continue reading

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Honesty — Danie with an E reflections

I need to be kinder to myself. I need to cut myself a break when I struggle with fandom or with what someone says something not so lovely. I need to forgive myself for the mistakes I made. I need … Continue reading

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GEDmatch reverses course — The Legal Genealogist

Law enforcement matching now opt-in only Informed consent is the essential underpinning of ethical DNA testing and results-sharing. All persons who test have the right to make their own individual choices about testing and about the uses to which their … Continue reading

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9 Surprising Facts About Queen Victoria – FindMyPast

I saw this earlier today on FindMyPast – 9 Surprising Facts About Queen Victoria: https://blog.findmypast.com/9-surprising-facts-about-queen-victoria-2637609485.html. 1. She Shouldn’t Really Have Been Queen –snip– 2. She Should Have Been Queen Alexandrina –snip– The Examiner, 25 June 1837 Image © THE BRITISH … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA Adds Ancestry / Health Option $199; $59 Sale Extended June 2, 2019 for Regular DNA Test

Updated: May 21, 2019 – changed Regular DNA Test Sale end date to June 2, 2019, per MyHeritageDNA website. I was too busy yesterday dealing with other stuff to look at the major genealogy / DNA blogs I normally visit. … Continue reading

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