PomPoms

Just meaningless, meandering photographs from around the yard.

First, a dandelion pompom or two, because even weeds can be pretty:

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Daisy the Undeterred, going anywhere she wants… even under grass!

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The last bougainvillea picture this year, promise.

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(I had my fingers crossed.)

A young visitor:

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…and bad picture of a nasty spider. But look at those legs!

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Hope everyone (you’re not here, but I wish it for you anyway) has a blessed Easter!

 

Adam and Eve

About a year ago I sent dna into both FTDNA and Ancestry.com. The results were very similar, as they should be, but there is a striking difference a year on: the Ancestry results are changing!

I found the original FTDNA map and it’s the same as today’s:

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Of course I couldn’t find the original Ancestry map, but trust me… it’s different.

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NOW I have Greek/Italian ancestors, albeit not many. And a smidgen of Jewish!  I figure that’s Adam and Eve. Yes, Ancestry is just that good; they’ve traced my origins to the beginning of time.

Give them another year and I’ll be Pocahontas’ freaking cousin.  How does that work?  I know they figure in people’s ancestors who are related to me via DNA, but are they taking for granted ALL their predecessors are mine?