I really am a farm kid from rural
Where does a longing for adventure come from? Why does the travel bug bite some of us and not others?
As a young boy I remember sitting in the Lutheran church, built in the middle of a cornfield – a central location for all of the neighboring farmers – listening to missionaries talk about exotic places like
Although my family didn’t travel often, aside from an occasional week at Sunset Bay Resort in
There is a possibility that waking up, as I did this morning in
My family believes that we are 100% Norwegian Americans. My mother’s family immigrated from Jevnaker and my father’s family from
Just like waking up for the first time in a part of the world that is totally new triggers more thoughts for me about the past than it does the present; the Genographic Project told me less about where our family is today, than where it came from. Currently, the project only tracks my family to the shores of
Sometimes the past, the present, and the future are all the same thing. And perhaps
To learn more about National Geographic’s Genographic Project visit www.nationalgeographic.com/genographic.