I had DNA testing on my three teenagers. Here’s how that turned out.

I had DNA testing on my three teenagers. Here’s how that turned out.

DNA Testing. I've shared on the blog before about how I had my DNA tested through Ancestry.com. My Results. My results came in August of 2016. You can read about that original result in this post: Keys to the Past. After I wrote that post, I received questions about the process for testing and I [...]

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

  November 15th. In case the title didn't give it away, November 15th is a significant day in my life. If you've been following myΒ blog for any length of time (or a year, to be exact), then you are probably already aware of why this day is significant. Love and Death. If you are new, [...]

Friday Faves Edition 67

Friday Faves Edition 67

Friday Faves. Edition 67. Say what?! Here on a Friday...and with faves? It can't be!   It's true! Recently, you've noticed that I've been doing more "what's up lately" posts. That was because I didn't necessarily have any faves to share, just some conversations that invited you to take a peek into my life. While [...]

Time Marches On

Time Marches On

The Evolution of Me. We are always changing. Right? Just by the sheer nature of life surrounding us, it is almost impossible to be stagnant. I started this blog about 2 1/2 years ago. As a journey of discovery. A seeking of who I am outside of society's definition of me (mother, wife, daughter, sister, [...]

Seaside Chat

Seaside Chat

Friday. It's technically Friday, although I struggle to keep track of the days. I suppose this is sort of like a Friday Faves, but as I mentioned in Tuesday's post, it's more like a seaside chat.   Seaside Chat. Miss Sunshine and I moved into our little cottage last Friday. We are some blocks from [...]

Views Along the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland

Views Along the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow. During my most recent trip to the U.K., my mother and I made a day trip over to Glasgow, Scotland. There are trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow that take just around an hour and run regularly. If you are traveling during off-peak hours (which we did) the tickets price is nominal (We paid Β£13 [...]

Friday Faves Edition 62

Friday Faves Edition 62

Friday. I can't believe that it's already Friday! Not only that, it's the last Friday in April!   Friday Faves. Most of my week has been checking off boxes...but they have made me feel productive so they also qualify for my Friday Faves. Over the weekend, I became more deliberate in my efforts to get [...]

Life Lesson From A Dream

Life Lesson From A Dream

Dreams. How many of you think about your dreams? I'm not talking about your hopes and wishes, goals and ambitions, types of dreams. Although those are important too! https://www.instagram.com/p/BgjZAyhAfqs/?taken-by=amy.lyon.smith I'm talking about the ones that happen while you're sleeping. Do you ever stop to think about what they might be saying? Well, I do. Last [...]

19 Years Of Marriage

19 Years Of Marriage

Aruba. I know that you all are waiting for photos from my trip to Aruba. They are coming. I promise. Photography. I'm clearing out computer space to import them. My laptop is already full and there's the moving of things to an external hard drive. I shot all my photos in RAW this time. I [...]