Category: Finding Treasures

52 Ancestors : Week # 41 Newest

Glider Pilot Regiment I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge this year. Week # 41 the topic is NEWEST. I think my latest discovery is relevant to the topic of newest. Recently, I tried something new, different and exciting which led me to this photo here right down here, which…

52 Ancestors : Week # 37 – Back To School

Here we are in September already! How did THAT happen?! For Week # 37 of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestor Challenge, the writing prompt is Back To School. Typically fall is my favourite time of the year. On my morning walk you can already feel the crisp air. On a personal note, this year Back…

52 Ancestors : Week # 20 – Travel

This week’s writing prompt in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge is Travel. Since we are all stationary right now, I chose to write about our family’s trip to Scotland back in 2017. Over 19 years ago we chose Ramsay as our son’s middle name. First, to honour my husband’s much beloved Grandfather, Robert Ramsay…

52 Ancestors : Week # 18 – Where There’s a Will

I’m participating in Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. This is Week # 18 and the writing prompt is Where There’s a Will. Now, I suppose there are quite a few ways of thinking of this… For example, a will can be referring to the legal document that expresses your wishes when you pass or it…

An APPS-olutely Amazing Discovery

I am amazed. I just found something so crazy on the internet. This is something I never expected to find because it is something that I wasn’t even looking for!! It’s a collection of 8 audio recordings of my Poppa (paternal grandfather), Walter Edmund Apps being interviewed in Burnaby, BC on February 22nd, 1990. I…