2017 Reflections

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Family Genealogy

2017 Reflections 2017 Reflections: how could something that seemed at times to drag on end so quickly? Maybe it was like the brevity of the reflection of the Sandias in the Rio Grande near sunset, on a beautiful day spent with friends Tim and Laurie: New Year’s Eve also brings my mother’s birthday. Today she …


Epiphany: Corrales, Cranes, Migrations

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Epiphany: Corrales, Cranes, Migrations Epiphany has multiple meanings. Today, January 6, is a day some Christians celebrate as the day the Three Kings visited the Baby Jesus. In Spain, Epiphany is known as Dia de los Reyes, or Three Kings Day. Having lived in Spain, the Prices celebrate Reyes with an open house, featuring Spanish …


DNA Does Not Lie

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Family Genealogy

DNA Does Not Lie DNA does not lie. Watson and Crick published their Model of the structure of DNA only in the 1950’s. Fascination with the Watson-Crick model was a major reason my mother chose to major in Biology, especially genetics. Once Kary Mullis developed the Polymerase Chain Reaction for amplifying DNA in vitro rather …