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Longevity #52Ancestors

2018-01-19T13:21:07+00:00

I'm finally up-to-date with the 52 Ancestors prompts. Woohoo! I'll celebrate this minor success while it lasts. :) This week's topic is longevity. I happen to a lot of longevity to celebrate in my family.

Favourite Photo #52Ancestors

2018-01-17T14:35:19+00:00

There are so many family photos I love, but for this exercise I picked this one, which I love so much I included it on my home page. It's Christmas 1958, and the picture features

The #52Ancestors Challenge

2018-01-16T14:38:54+00:00

With school and life, working on my own ancestry has taken a back seat. To stay connected with it through this busy year, I've decided to give Amy Johnson Crow's #52Ancestors challenge a go. I

A New Year, A New Challenge

2017-09-05T18:06:43+00:00

For all but four years of my life (my own first two and my daughter's), this day, the Tuesday following Labour Day, has marked the beginning of a new school year in our house. I

Scotland’s People Centre

2017-06-02T18:06:23+00:00

During my recent trip to Scotland, I got to spend 3 1/2 days researching at the Scotland's People Centre/Register House. For those of us researching Scottish roots, this place is invaluable. Scotland's vital record keeping

Falkland

2017-05-10T14:21:18+00:00

Falkland is one of my favourite places in Fife. It's a gorgeous little village, for one thing, and the people in it are lovely. Every single local Ive ever met there has started friendly conversations,

Hello from Scotland

2017-05-02T14:15:10+00:00

By this time of night, my body still reminds me that it started the wake-up process at 4am thanks to minor lingering jet lag, so this will just be a fly-by post. After a couple

#SiWC17

2017-04-23T16:26:55+00:00

So much going on in my life these days, not least of which is planning for this year's Surrey International Writers' Conference. 2017 marks the 25th annual SiWC. We've come a long way from the

Scotland Research Trip

2017-04-25T14:43:05+00:00

This Friday, I depart for a research trip in Scotland. Much of it will be family-history related, but not all, and I'm excited about the other parts, too. Two years ago, I spent the last

Ancestry DNA Experience

2017-04-24T09:32:56+00:00

A few weeks ago, I received the results of my Ancestry DNA test. The experience of using the test and sending it in was pretty straightforward. Prepare to spit a lot if you're going to