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“Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit. I’ve … Continue reading

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This post is somewhat afield of my usual themes, though if you’re a regular reader you’ve probably caught on that genealogy is one of my hobbies. This summer I decided to pony up $100 to get my DNA analyzed. There are a couple of … Continue reading

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