Searching Your Family Tree For Famous Roots

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

I WOULD like to apologize to any neighbors who walked by my house recently and happened to see me scraping the roof of my husband's mouth with a cotton swab.

I'm really sorry he made such a fuss and refused to do it himself. But when he gets these fixed ideas about things -- like DNA testing being a waste of time because who really cares about your ancestors who lived 10,000 years ago? -- he can turn stubborn.

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