In a post on Facebook on April 9, 2019 Lisa Vassallo when talking about the period between posting off a DNA kit and receiving the results, wrote  “I think I have cantwaitcitis, an inability to be patient and wait”.


Quick and Dirty Tree

P1030716 I came across this term in a video posted on youtube by Blaine Bettinger.

Blaine describes a Quick and Dirty Tree as : An unverified tree built quickly for a match to potentially find  known or suspected names and/or locations in common.


P1070169Three DNA testing kits arrived in my mailbox yesterday. As I was looking at them this morning the word Spitfest came to mind.

Spitfest : A time or occasion when a group of family members produce samples of saliva to be sent off for DNA testing.