Category: scrapbooking

52 Ancestors : Week # 14 – Water

This week the writing prompt for Amy-Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge is Water. The interpretation of that prompt is up to us so I’m getting creative with my choice this week. Actually, I suppose it was my Grandmother, Margaret Hope Newitt Apps (who we called Grandma Rocks) who was the creative one! Over her lifetime…

52 Ancestors : Week # 13 – Nearly Forgotten

On a personal note, it’s been a rough couple of weeks here at the home front. I’m a wee bit emotional as a result, so it’s been a challenge to concentrate on this week’s topic for me. Although, I suppose it would be a good distraction from everything going on especially this COVID pandemic. This…

Art, Peace and Hope

My paternal Grandmother, Margaret Hope Newitt was born in Helensburgh, Scotland. I wrote a bit about her growing up just north of there in Shandon in my previous post The Abandoned Mansion. She passed away in September of 1985 which unbelievably was 34 years ago. Despite having lost her so long ago I have lots…