Post Archives tagged ‘Lutz’

Farewell to 2016, Welcome to 2017

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 by

In so many ways, 2016 was an interesting and productive year, and 2017 looks even more promising. One of my favorite things is teaching, and I had the opportunity to do lots of that! Some of my highlights were beginning to give talks on DNA, presenting a webinar on probate records, and speaking at several local, state, and (inter)national conferences (including the 2016 Celtic Connections Continue reading the story "Farewell to 2016, Welcome to 2017"

Working with POISON DNA Segments

Posted on: January 8th, 2017 by
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Earlier this week Blaine Bettinger posted on "The Danger of Distant Matches."[1. Blaine Bettinger, "The Danger of Distant Matches," 6 January 2017, The Genetic Genealogist ( : accessed 7 January 2017). This was a follow-up to an earlier post, "Small Matching Segments--Friend or Foe?," 2 December 2014 ( : accessed 6 January 2017).] In his post Blaine colorfully calls segments smaller than 10 cM[2. cM Continue reading the story "Working with POISON DNA Segments"

Gearing up for fall 2016

Posted on: August 28th, 2016 by
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Wow! It's hard to believe, but we're already almost at the end of August. Here in Minnesota the weather has been in the 60s and 70s, giving us our first taste of the cooler weather ahead. I thought I'd give you a taste of what I'm up to and what I'm working on. On the writing front, my article "Be a Smart Genealogist on the Internet!" Continue reading the story "Gearing up for fall 2016"