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- DNA Ethnicity Test Result Reliability – It’s All About Expectations
- Chasing Family – Online Family Trees: To Post or Not to Post?
- Chasing Family… Down a Rabbit Hole and Up a Tree
- The Pros and Cons of Fear and Anger
- Starting a New Holiday Tradition
- The Giving Season and the Thoughtful Giver
- Do I Really Have My Father’s Eyes?
- Symbols of Cities and Lands
- Land Meets Water
- The Ephemeral Nature of Days… and of Gratitude
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Tag Archives: lifestyle
DNA Ethnicity Test Result Reliability – It’s All About Expectations
Around Thanksgiving, I went to lunch with a group of childhood classmates. During a lull in the conversation, one of them asked – “Hey, who here has done their DNA?” A number of us raised our hands. His next question … Continue reading
Posted in DNA, Family, Genealogy, Genetics Tagged lifestyle, Technology 7 Comments
Symbols of Cities and Lands
Some landmarks are iconic – a single image of them conjures the names of the places they represent. They become symbols of their locations… Like the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower in Paris… The Great Wall of China… Tower Bridge in … Continue reading
Land Meets Water
In May, my beloved and I went out to the West Coast for a family wedding, and took advantage of the time to do some travel and sightseeing in the Bay area and north. These are some images from small … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Recreation, Travelogues Tagged Beaches, lifestyle, photography, photos, Shores, Weekly Travel Theme 6 Comments
C’mon Guys, This is Boston!
I went to college in Boston, arguably one of the most resilient cities in the USA. I still go back whenever I can. I love taking the T or just walking the Freedom Trail. I lived in the Back Bay area, … Continue reading
Posted in Giving Back, Recreation, Ruminations, Travelogues Tagged Boston, Fair Play, lifestyle, New Egland Patriots, Super Bowl 7 Comments
The Slow Evolution of a New Home
When my beloved and I purchased our “fixer-upper” retirement home last year, we weren’t thinking The Money Pit – we were seeing possibilities. We had a home inspector and a contractor go through the house with us to help us make a realistic … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Retirement itself, Ruminations Tagged change, lifestyle, moving on, postaday, postaweek, retirement, retirement planning, Slow, Weekly Travel Theme 29 Comments
Honey, I’m Home!
Hi there, strangers. OK, my blogging hiatus has lasted much longer than I had intended. But since this will be both my “I’m Back” announcement, and my 200th post, I’m thinking I should put a little thought into where I … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Retirement itself Tagged blogging, Blogging Community, lifestyle 12 Comments
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