Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Let’s Bring `em Home!

In 2001, a man named Ernie Stewart asked folks (I was one of them) to step up and help him collect a few bucks to get military members home from the holidays. I helped out without hesitation, not realizing that one day I’d have…

Recently, I posted about my DNA ancestry results that showed French and German as my predominant traits.  Then, I had my mother genotyped, and all of those “nonspecifics” fell into place.  When I log onto 23andme.com now, I see this.  I have discovered…

Thanksgiving idea

I’ve been seeing things on Facebook lately, as Thanksgiving approaches, about declaring that stores should be closed on Thanksgiving and that the holidays are for family! Let’s keep that in mind–the holidays are for spending with family! Well, that’s all well and good.…

You gotta have…..FAITH

Heard, once again, from someone that atheism “is a religion!” and when I hear this, it always makes me chuckle. (I’m not quite an atheist myself, I am antitheist.) I have to say: a group of people who share the same knowledge does…

Big-assed knitting

I don’t even know what I’m making yet. I just took some yarn and the second largest needles I own, and here we are.

Mom’s keeping busy while she keeps warm.

DNA& Ancestry

My DNA ancestry showed Slavic ancestry. When I told this to my mother, she wanted to get her genome done as well, to see it she is not as Italian-American as she thought she was. Years ago, I hit a brick wall with…

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