As a mathematics teacher I have always enjoyedAn apt comparison. Any kind of discovery -- mathematical, scientific,
artistic, genealogical -- gives the discoverer a mental "high." We're
thrill-seekers: we go on the chase, follow the scent, and then comes a
resolution and we're ready to do it all again.
The main difference between genealogists and the people who think
genealogists are nutso is that we all have different things that get our
Hanging out in the Great Web of Humanity,