Tag Archives: DNA


In the latest episode of The DNA Thread, I feel like throwing up. Last week, I was entering all kinds of DNA data into a program called GenomeMate Pro and I noticed a lot of matches that matched both my … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Irish | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Genealogy Updates

Calin’s Irish Citizenship paperwork was kicked back. We need to provide a copy of “a gov’t issued photo ID”. Umm? You mean a passport? Yup. So that is currently in the works as of last Monday. DNA: Jenny’s brother’s results … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Irish, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A good start to the summer plans

Have a look at my autosomal DNA matches graph. The goal this summer is to meld my geekiness with my genealogical pursuits. Java, which was pretty much selected from a hat as a course of study for me, is going … Continue reading

Posted in Geek, Genealogy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Summer 2015

It seems that this place is not as hidden as I thought. For those of you asking questions about Excel functions and the like, please understand that I use this place as kind of a notebook. Just because it winds … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Being Irish-American

I had a dream last night about a load of Irish-Americans that I have known over the course of my life being all gathered together for a Christmas party in a small town in County Cork. I wanted to think … Continue reading

Posted in Irish, Life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Interesting DNA

My Pops just sent this forum thread link over to me. I must say, it is kind of an odd experience having strangers discuss my DNA! And that it is “interesting” makes it even weirder!!! Yes, I am Kit 96185.

Posted in Genealogy, Irish | Tagged | Leave a comment