The Professional Descendant (I do LOVE that blog title! Is that just not the greatest?) blogged about the effect of genealogy on one's emotional health. She asked if maybe genealogy should carry a health warning.
So here is my suggested Surgeon General's Warning for Genealogy: Genealogy is indicated for symptoms of curiosity, and for the exercise of the inquiring mind. It may not be appropriate for everyone. Side effects may include increased pulse rate, flushing of the face, spasms of the feet (known as "happy dance"), and discovery of heretofore unknown cousins.
To your health!