Shedding Light on the Family Tree: The Gordons have Landed

The seventh in a series of posts about my family tree.Inspired by Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Prompt: Landed Throughout the centuries populations have migrated between countries and regions in search of something new. Whether escaping oppression or simply making a fresh start, they shore up their courage and throw caution to the … More Shedding Light on the Family Tree: The Gordons have Landed

Lest We Forget: Sacrifice and the Ultimate Price

Another November 11; another Remembrance Day and sometimes I wonder if we’ve dropped the ball. I certainly hope not. Am re-sharing this post from a year ago as a remembrance of the young man my maternal grandmother’s family sacrificed for the cause of responsible freedom and democracy. Lest we forget … ~*~ When I was … More Lest We Forget: Sacrifice and the Ultimate Price