New Arrival for Will and Kate

Congratulations to Will and Kate on the birth of their daughter! I wonder what her name will be... According to Ladbrokes, the British betting agency, it will be Alexandra. Corgi lovers, if you haven't seen the Barkingham Palace Gold Cup Race, here's a link. Amazing! In other news, today is Independent Bookstore Day. Go buy... Continue Reading →

One of My Favorite Holidays

  Tomorrow is one of my favorite holidays!! Yes, folks, it's International Left-Handers Day! It's a happy day for 15% of the world's population. Here's a cool infographic. I'm boggled by the fact that I am left-handed, seeing as males are twice as likely to be left-handed and two right-handed parents only have a 2%... Continue Reading →

Royal Genealogy MindF**k

  I know I'll be a decent genealogist when I can get the "cousins" thing figured out. I've had moments of clarity when I actually understood the difference between a second cousin and a first cousin once removed. But they were fleeting moments. So let me share with you the shock I felt when I... Continue Reading →

It’s a Boy

  Congrats to William and Kate on the birth of their son! Can't wait to see the first photo and find out the dustbin's* name.       * Cockney slang for "kid"

She’s Having a Baby

  It was announced today that Will and Kate are expecting a baby. The world is so excited that their website is down! Poor Kate is in hospital yakking her brains out. Feel better soon, Kate. I went to see my family over the weekend for a belated Thanksgiving. I put together my mom's fake... Continue Reading →

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