Monthly Archives: August 2009

How I became a Gypsy

  Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Gypsies, more properly referred to in their own language (with origins in Sanskrit) as the Roma or Romany, comprise about 14% of the population of Eastern Europe.   The “Gypsy” people, originated in Northwestern … Continue reading

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Tales of the Castle Dracula Part 1 – Helmut Brunjes aka Charles Oberman

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Since my old Compuserve homepage (which I’d had since 1993) got shut down when AOL ended Compuserve Classic service, I’m in the process of transferring over my “Anecdotes & Adventures” page to this blog.  So … Continue reading

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66 out of 67 — More on my DNA matches

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Just got an update on my DNA matches:  there’s an individual, Leibish Halpern, who’s matched to me at 66 out of 67 genetic mutation markers.  Don’t have a clue by conventional genealogy as to how … Continue reading

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