A quick recap on what we learned, what we questioned, and what’s still keeping me up at night from the ancestry research extravaganza. So a few weeks ago, I resolved
This weekend, I’m headed to La Fox, Illinois get some quality ancestry research done. What a week. First, my mom’s AncestryDNA test comes in. Then I find out we have a
The AncestryDNA results are in . . . and they’re CRAZY (not really). After Mẹ took her AncestryDNA test at the beginning of January, the results finally came back from
Everyone has two family trees. Yes, even those of you who aren’t living a double-life and have another set of wife and kids. I’m not trained in this. I went
There’s a redemptive power in ancestry, and it’s part of the reason I’m doing all this. Dying is my greatest fear. This will be pretty damn ironic to those who know me and
At this point, I’m convinced everyone is my cousin. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that I used to daydreamed about being related to someone famous or renowned when
*with apologies to Ira Glass For her birthday this year, I gave my mom a vial of my spit. Or rather, I gave her the genetic results of that spit.