Category: Perry Family

52 Ancestors : Week # 50 – Witness to History

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestor Challenge and the writing prompt for Week # 50 is Witness to History. It sure seems like this year, 2020 has been something for the history books doesn’t it? I mean, think about it… a global pandemic, a global movement for racial justice, the Australian bush fires,…

52 Ancestors : Week # 38 – On The Map

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. The writing prompt for this week is On The Map. Every once in a while Ancestry releases updated Ethnicity Results for our DNA tests. I thought that was quite fitting. In case you are thinking, wait a second…how is it possible that my DNA could change?!…

52 Ancestors : Week # 34 – Chosen Family

I found this quote just on a Google search, so I’m not sure who to attribute it to, but it sure fits. This week’s writing prompt is a perfect one for my family. When I think about the above quote, I feel like I am surrounded by chosen family. Adoption The first thing chosen family…

52 Ancestors : Week # 30 – The Old Country

This week for Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge the writing prompt is The Old Country. When I looked up the definition it states the native country of a person who has gone to live abroad. My Family Now for myself, I have lived in Canada my entire life, but I suppose the Old Country…

52 Ancestors : Week # 24 – Handed Down

The writing prompt for Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge this week is HANDED DOWN. Looking around the house, I don’t have a whole lot of treasures that have been handed down to me. However, the things I do have I want to ensure that they are handed down to the next generation, if they are…

52 Ancestors : Week # 17 – Land

I’m participating in Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. This is week # 17. The writing prompt is land. As always, Amy assures is that these prompts are up for interpretation so here goes…When I think of land, the first thing (funny enough) that popped in to my head was the Woody Guthrie song “This Land…

52 Ancestors : Week # 16 – Air

Well, since I can’t seem to think of anything for the writing prompt of air, I’ll go with something that rhymes with air – Claire. It’s also a perfect week because yesterday, April 13th would have been Grammie’s 100th Birthday!! She was born in New York City 100 years ago. Claire Joan Lippman Perry 1920-2006…

52 Ancestors : Week # 9 – Disaster

I’m really finding this 52 Week Challenge to be just that, a challenge. These weekly prompts have really pushed me to look into my research deeper and for that I am grateful. This week’s writing prompt is DISASTER. This will require some brainstorming… In the dictionary the definition of disaster is a sudden event, such as…

52 Ancestors : Week 4 – Close to Home

This week’s writing prompt from Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is “Close to Home.” Each of the weekly writing prompts are up to our interpretation, there are no wrong answers… So, let the brainstorming begin. Home…home…close to home. Well, for starters I live in beautiful British Columbia. How did I get here?…