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- DNA Ethnicity Test Result Reliability – It’s All About Expectations
- Chasing Family – Online Family Trees: To Post or Not to Post?
- Chasing Family… Down a Rabbit Hole and Up a Tree
- The Pros and Cons of Fear and Anger
- Starting a New Holiday Tradition
- The Giving Season and the Thoughtful Giver
- Do I Really Have My Father’s Eyes?
- Symbols of Cities and Lands
- Land Meets Water
- The Ephemeral Nature of Days… and of Gratitude
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Tag Archives: Memories
Father’s Day Remembrances
A few weeks ago, my Future Challenge asked what your legacy will be. I started blogging long after my Dad passed away, and so he hasn’t been featured much in my posts. Still, he was a big influence in my … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Ruminations Tagged family, Father, Father's Day, Gratitude, holiday, lifestyle, Memories, Thanks 10 Comments
Future Challenge – What’s Your Legacy So Far?
Challenge #22 I’m pretty much the family archivist for my own family, and for my husband’s. I’m what I (almost kidding) call a digital packrat. I have three kinds of family tree software and a portable hard drive full of … Continue reading
Posted in Future Challenges Tagged family, Legacy, lifestyle, Memories 12 Comments
Sharing My Scots Gaelic Heritage
One of my grandsons is a cub scout. His pack is working on a “Heritage” project to earn a belt loop and a pin. The gist is that each scout must learn about where his family came from, choose a … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Ruminations Tagged Ancestry, family, Family History, Family Tree, Gaelic, Genealogy, lifestyle, Memories, photography, Scotland 16 Comments
The Portable Magic of Books
“I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” ― J.K. Rowling I grew up with books. I think every room in our … Continue reading
Posted in Recreation, Ruminations Tagged Books, children, lifestyle, literacy, Memories, Parents, reading, Reading to children 14 Comments
Employing the Little Grey Cells
“It is a small problem merely. But a problem that will agitate the little grey cells most adequately.” – Agatha Christie’s Poirot in The Incredible Theft Lately I’ve noticed a lot of television commercials for the Luminosity website. Like brainHQ, BrainCurls.com, … Continue reading
Posted in Health Issues, Health-Diet Tagged aging, lifestyle, Memories, Memory, Senior Health 9 Comments
Star Light, Star Bright
There’s something mystical and beautiful about a Moravian Star. It has a wonderful symmetry – and in fact, was supposedly first created as part of a geometry lesson in a Moravian (a Protestant denomination) school in Germany. It has been … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Travelogues Tagged Christmas Star, Memories, Moravian Church, Moravian Star, photography, photos, postaday, postaweek, Traditions 48 Comments
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