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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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