Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh, Scotland.

My husband and I travelled throughout Scotland to learn more about his ancestral roots. As part of our adventure, we spent time in the capital city of Edinburgh. Located on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, it has a population of approximately 500,000. Our...
Blue Lighting by Ann Cleeves

Blue Lighting by Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves and The Shetland Islands, Scotland My husband and I explored Scotland to learn more about his ancestral roots. As part of our adventure, we travelled to the following Scottish islands: Isle of Iona, Isle of Mull, Isle of Lewis, Orkney Islands and The...
Greyfriars Graveyard, Scotland.

Greyfriars Graveyard, Scotland.

Greyfriars Graveyard Greyfriars Graveyard is located in the Old Town section of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital. Established in 1601, I explored the burial site with my husband, Bud Carruthers on a recent trip. Given his Scottish heritage, he’d travelled to Scotland on...
Family Bibles

Family Bibles

Genealogical treasures often surface when least expected as was the case with my husband’s family bible. My husband’s ancestry is Scottish and he also enjoys genealogical research. In a past phone conversation with an out-of-town cousin he expressed an interest in...
18. Through My Father’s Eyes.

18. Through My Father’s Eyes.

San Michele has a private beach for guests. Its late owner, Mrs. Claudia Siniscalchi, was very supportive of my genealogical research efforts when I was there. [nz_sep top=”20″ bottom=”20″ width=”” height=””...