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What’s the first thing on your mind when you wake up?

While lots of folks wake up in the morning trying to remember the crazy dream from the night before, I wake up with a song in my head. Most mornings without fail, upon awaking, I’m greeted by a random song—not random because I don’t know it, but random because I can’t...

Are you attending RootsTech? Come say hi!

So, I've always had this weird obsession with Salt Lake City and I am thrilled to announce that I will finally get to visit! I'll be speaking at RootsTech in Salt Lake City, UT in February 2020. If you're a seasoned genealogy buff, you're probably familiar with...

DNA RELATIVE PROFILE: MEET THERESA!

The latest DNA relative is Theresa. Theresa lives in NY and became interested in her DNA profile when she learned from a doctor that she shared some peculiar blood work results that were more consistent with African Americans even though as far as she knew, she was...

Did you see today’s Google Doodle?

I had to make a quick post about today's Google Doodle because there would be no Universal DNA Playlist without the person Google  honored today with their Doodle. "The Google Doodle honors Har Gobind Khorana, who won a Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work on genes and...

Viva Amoeba!

When is the last time you walked into a record store? For me, it's been uhh whiiile. Back in the day I used to go to Sam Goody, CD Source, and my local record stores and spend hours just touching, looking and listening to great music, but since the way we consume...