Category Archives: Ancestry

A memorial for my mom in honor of her birthday

This past week, my mom would’ve turned 65 and as a memorial to her, I wanted to post about some of the things she enjoyed. It was very sudden when she had the emergency which led to her passing. She … Continue reading

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Sightseeing on a trip to Wales someday

“Happy St. David’s Day!” A cheery greeting in today’s e-news came from British Isles tour company, Lynott Tours, stating the day celebrates the Welsh patron saint. What interests me in Wales? Among many other reasons, it is one of the … Continue reading

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Ireland, UK: A dream to experience the countries of my ancestors

Studying abroad is one of those college opportunities that I have been wanting to do for a while.  In particular, I’d love to go to Ireland because most of my ancestry comes from that beautiful country.  The castles, ancient sites, … Continue reading

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An Outer Banks Rental

      This week, I tagged two of my Facebook friends associated with the Outer Banks in this beach house photo (above) which I took during June 2004. It was one of my favorites that I only saw in … Continue reading

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