<*blech*> <*p-tooie*> Grrrr. Kroger didn’t have my regular coffee (French Roast), so my shopper picked a similar medium-dark roast (100% Colombian). He did ask before getting it and I approved because it is a medium-dark roast and I figured it …Continue reading →
Due to concerns of a family member, related to possibly heritable health conditions, that family member thought it useful that all of us who have already done our biological bit and contributed to the gene pool should find out if any of the rest of us are carriers of certain gene(s). This way, we can inform our progeny if there is something they should be aware of.
So… my AncestryDNA kit just arrived….
I’ll have to read all the instructions and follow all the steps, but my obvious question is: Do I have the “family DNA” or did God create this amazing human specimen totally from scratch? 🙂
Hahaha. No, seriously, I’m interested in anything this will tell me. I expect that I and my siblings would all have very similar DNA. I’m not sure how long it will take to get my results back, but when I do, I will share it with y’all. 🙂
On August 8, 1933, my mother was born in Tucson, Arizona. Kathryn Yvonne Maben. Today she would have been 82 years old. She died November 3, 1993, when she was just 60. This was her high school senior …Continue reading →
One of the greatest fallacies of the so-call “pro-life” crowd is the idea that “abortion is murder, because life begins at conception.” No, life does not “begin” at conception. Life happens all around, all the time. The egg and the …Continue reading →
Hemant Mehta has an interest video at blog: What Should an Atheist Do If Asked to Say Grace During Thanksgiving Dinner?. First off, Grace at the Thanksgiving table is a common custom, even among families who don’t normally say grace at …Continue reading →
The first hotel room I paid for on my own was at the St. Francis Hotel, a transient hotel upstairs from some other business on Tremont St. in downtown Denver. The room cost me $3 or $4 for the night, …Continue reading →