La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery is located in Recoleta neighbourhood in the city of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Approximately fourteen acres in size, it opened in 1822 and is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Given my interest in...
Memorabilia

Memorabilia

What do you think constitute memorabilia? a). a piece of jewellery b). an ornament c). photographs d). cards and/or letters e). collectables such as coins, stamps, old books, etc. f). set of dishes g). an artifact Quite simply, memorabilia refers to objects cherished...
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...