Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle. The day after we arrived in Scotland we took the train to Stirling Castle. The people working the ticket counters are amazingly helpful. We ended up getting a groupsaver ticket because there were three of us.  With all the train travel that we did, this savings was a welcome surprise. Besides staring at [...]

Local Colors Festival

Local Colors Festival

Local Colors Festival. Roanoke. Virginia.   Normally, most of my spring is filled with traveling to the girlie's soccer games. We found ourselves with an empty weekend and I wanted to head to downtown Roanoke. I love strolling around downtown, perusing the shops, often stopping in the Taubman Museum and heading to the rooftop of [...]

Time Travel Tuesday

Time Travel Tuesday

My DNA Testing Experience. Some of you have asked more about the historical quest I'm taking with my DNA testing and genealogy research.  If your wondering what in the world I'm talking about, you can check out this post, where I got back my DNA results. Ancestry.com I took my DNA test through Ancestry.com (disclosure: this [...]