The Jerry Springer show had a long run on television, with host Jerry Springer, ‘springing’ some pretty surprising news on many of his guests, or at least the audience.  But real life is not an episode of Jerry Springer, although many times our reality is...

I would like to share some information about the Cold Case Foundation and say that I am proud to be their newest team member.  There are many talented and highly trained members of the team with decades of experience at many levels of law enforcement...

While many people commonly say that a picture is worth a thousand words, the actual quote, attributed to Fred Barnard, from March 10 of 1927 follows: "A picture is worth ten thousand words." So, when is a picture worth a thousand or ten thousand words?  How about...

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain Everyone has a mom, as a post-adoption search specialist, people I work with may have more than one – a mom who selected them through adoption and a birth...

With the advent of genetic testing, having family members test, on the same site, can make it easier than ever to discover first or birth familial ties.  It can also give you information about your ancestry.  And if you test on www.23andme.com, you may also...

As a licensed private investigator and genetic genealogist, who uses DNA information on sites such as www.23andme.com and www.ancestry.com to perform post adoption searches, heir searches, missing person searches, and skip tracing, I know the potential that these sites have for uncovering information that you...

Did you know you might be more Irish than St. Patrick?  Seeing as he wasn’t Irish at all!  Maewyn Succat was born in Roman Britain.  He was kidnapped by pirates and brought to Ireland as slave labor to look after animals. When Maewyn was able to...

But what if your significant other doesn’t seem to be. Isn’t it the month for romance, champagne and chocolates? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, what are your plans; an intimate stay at home dinner with dessert to follow, a quiet weekend away for...