This year we decided to visit some place new during our stay in Siesta Key, Florida. We visited the MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and had a wonderful time looking at all sorts of sea life. Here's some pictures from our visit. For more information on MOTE, please check out this link: https://mote.org/
I wanted to say hello to everyone. I know it's been a long time since my last post. The world is in a much different space from when I last wrote on March 2nd. So am I. I hope and pray that all of you out there are safe and taking care of yourselves and your loved ones. Sorry that genealogy has kind of fallen by the wayside. Please stay vigilant and wear your mask when you go out. Keep the hand sanitizer handy. Wash your hands. This is how we take care of each other these days. Be well, be kind, and be patient. There is a light at the end of the tunnel. We'll get there if we take care of each other.
Image courtesy of dream designs/FreeDigitalPhotos.net image ID: 100106353 Like so many of you out there, I couldn't help myself when 23andMe dropped the price for their test to $99 last December. I took full advantage and ordered a test for my husband as well as one for myself. Well, my results came back late last week and I found them reaffirming and interesting all at the same time. Image courtesy of 23andme Maternal Haplogroup Result: L3e3b In a prior post, My MtDNA Result Are Back! , I revealed the results of my first MtDNA test. I tested with FamilyTreeDNA last year and they determined that my Haplogroup was L3e3b. It was reassuring to see that 23andMe came up with the same result this time around. I think I can now safely claim L3e3b as my Haplogroup. Ancestry Composition: Okay, now we're going to get into the meat of the situation ---my ancestral breakdown. I have taken three other Autosomal DNA tests, first with African Ancestry, next with An
This smiling giant is now in the 9th grade. This is what 14 looks like. I have to measure him but I believe he's about 6' 1" now. This young lady is now in 7th grade. She added swimming and diving practice into her already busy schedule. If anyone can handle it, I know she can.