From Spit to SNPs: Decoding My DNA


A few years ago I spit a small amount (about two tablespoons) of my saliva into a specimen collection tube provided in a DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) testing kit that I ordered through Ancestry.com. My goal was to learn about my ancestors' through their genealogical beginnings and follow a familial chain of genetic links from generation to generation. … Continue reading From Spit to SNPs: Decoding My DNA

…I’ve Got the Music In Me, and Oh How it Moves Me: Part 2


I know I wrote in Part 1 of this blog topic that I would focus on my family's talents in Part 2.  As research would have it, there's always more that we can learn along the way.  And, as I am known for never short cutting a project, I just couldn't move forward without some … Continue reading …I’ve Got the Music In Me, and Oh How it Moves Me: Part 2