Last Wednesday I got a message from someone who was a second cousin; he lived somewhat close to me [location wise]; and we were both each others closest match; DNA wise. After I let some guards down I felt comfortable enough telling him that I knew my bio parents names and shared that with him. … Continue reading All the information; now what?
I don't know how long ago I did 23andMe. I did both health and ancestry. It was great to get the medical stuff. I don't really understand the genealogy stuff. I mean, I can follow tree branches, but it's hard to put it all together when you have people messaging you saying they are a's … Continue reading The thing about DNA
I've had this idea of 40 before 40 on my mind since I turned 36 in November. Mostly because it was 4 years until 4. I started a list, but have only been able to come up with about 20 things. I want them to be tangible / achievable things. This is what I have … Continue reading 40 things before 40
I sound like a broken record; I want to get better at writing. Not just because of what I pay for the hosting and domain each year, but because I enjoy it. I have a notebook of my lists; and within I have lists of blog post ideas. I have great intentions when I sit … Continue reading When you say you’re going to write, but fail.
Last weekend was full of concerts. First was Cody Hicks + Cody Canada at First Avenue. I had taken the afternoon off to run errands, and it was nice. Saturday Emily, Aiden, + Chris came to my place and we road tripped to Des Moines. We had tickets to see Walker Hayes. It was a … Continue reading Influenza A
Let's talk Podcasts. Do you listen to them? Drop a comment with your favorites! Here's what I am currently subscribed to: Bobby Bones Show Bobby Cast 4 Things With Amy Brown By The Bar Podcast Get Real! With Caroline Hobby The Uncurated Life Podcast Rise Podcast Planner Lifestyle Podcast I have listened to Dirty John; … Continue reading Podcasts and TV
For a while now I've been attempting to eat a bit better. Attempting. By that I mean I've been cooking more at home, not grabbing take out as often. Taking my lunch to work most days. After almost a year of having it, I put the damn recumbent bike together. It's in a great spot, … Continue reading Late Saturday night thoughts.