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Visiting My Ancestral Homelands (Part 4) - An Ancestral Home in Aberdeen, Scotland

There are various records that provide me with the addresses that some of my ancestors lived at in Aberdeen. Although my recent visit to Aberdeen was not aimed at genealogical pursuits, I did take the opportunity to visit one of those addresses that was conveniently located as it turned out, not far from our hotel. 316 more words


Keeping Kin

“I’m Earl’s youngest.”

I must have said it ten times as a reference point for people who looked familiar but forlorn as we came together to bury my aunt in Oxford, Mississippi. 421 more words

Amy Lyles Wilson

Fraser Cemetery, New Westminster

In recent years I’ve spent by far the most time exploring in Fraser Cemetery and the adjoining St. Peter’s in New Westminster (above Sapperton where the Penitentiary used to be). 456 more words

Lower Mainland

The Dalbeath Blantyre Monument

I think this article deserves to be shared to show some awareness and memory of the dead. All too often when we think of the 200+ victims of the 1877 Blantyre Explosion, we may think they are all buried in High Blantyre Cemetery. 272 more words

Blantyre Events

Shelton Teen Laid To Rest

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) – Church bells rang and hundreds of people gathered in Shelton as a local teenager was laid to rest while police continue searching for his killer. 121 more words


Salzburg in a Day

I managed to squeeze in a single afternoon in the romantic city of Salzburg.  Not nearly enough time, of course, but then I was lucky to visit at all on my tight itinerary.  616 more words


A Few Of Our Favorite Things About Salzburg

Two months since my last post?!?! Ohmy. My personal apologies to my parents and Jeff’s parents, since they’re probably the most disappointed by no new pictures of grandchildren.   1,068 more words

Traveling In Europe With Kids