|I regretfully decline your offer to interact socially.|
I'm doing genealogy.
|If you don't know history, then you don't know anything.|
You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree.
|Some of my favorite genealogy treasures|
are what my ancestors tried to hide.
|Microfilm: let's call it a night|
|You know you're addicted to genealogy when you have more pictures of ancestors than your living relatives on your walls.|
|Genealogy without sources is Mythology|
|Genealogical pay dirt is discovering the ancestor who was the family packrat.|
|Murphy's Law of Genealogy|
If one brother is left out of the genealogy of a family, guess whose ancestor he will be?
|Try searching criminal records for your father's family history.|
|Greetings from Ellis Island|
Birthplace of pronounceable last names
|Martha was upset that the German website was in a foreign language.|
|Two hundred years from now, historians could be looking for you. What do you want them to find?|
|Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past.|
Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.
making things difficult for a thousand years
Don't kid yourself
|So, you uh|
wanna be more than just cousins?
|History remembers only the celebrated.|
Genealogy remembers them all.
|Walking, I am listening to a deeper way.|
Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me.
Be still, they say. Watch and listen.
You are the result of the love of thousands."
|Like branches on a tree, we may grow in different directions,|
yet our roots remain as one.
|Any old family tree will do.|
|This is your side of the family, you realize.|
|You know you're addicted to genealogy when|
you bought your own tombstone to make sure your place of birth and parents names are on it.
The other F word
|Biology: The only science where multiplication and division mean the same thing.|
|Mom: You gave me something dad never could. (mtDNA)|
|I knew mitochondria back before they signed with Eukarya.|
|Just how closely related were your parents?|
|Sisters: different flowers from the same garden.|
|A great party is when everyone joins in the gene pool.|
|Richard III Hide and seek world record holder 1485 - 2013|
|I was able to trace your ancestry, but remember, I'm only the messenger here.|
|Your chromosomes have combined beautifully.|
|mitochondria and bacterial DNA|
|Sticky ends of recombinant DNA|