52 Weeks: #4 Catherine Ann Hamilton


Next to last It’s November now, the next to last month of the year. The autumn days are growing shorter as the fall colours begin to pack their bags, making room for the stark bareness of winter. The need to “coorie doon,” 1Scottish Language Dictionaries. (2017) Concise Scots Dictionary. 2nd Edition….

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52 Weeks: #1 John Bruein


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks This is the initial post of a series of fifty-two encouraged by Amy Johnson Crow’s inspirational program of 52 ancestors in 52 weeks. I know… I’m late to the party. Everyone else is working on week 46. Hey, better late than never. I’ve been focusing…

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For it is in giving that we receive

promises of spring river

For it is in giving that we receive. – Francis of Assisi Promises Life can be about giving a little and getting a lot. Today feels like one of those days. Many years ago I made a promise to my grandmother. Something I do not do easily and once made,…

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