The Week 5 Prompt The Week 5 prompt is “In the Census.” What intriguing find have you made in a census? What has a series of census records shown you? […]
The Week 4 Prompt This week is “Invite to Dinner.” Which ancestor would you most want to invite to dinner? Do you have a story of a memorable dinner with […]
The Week 3 Prompt This week is “Longevity.” You might write something about the oldest person in your family tree. You could explore the person that took you the longest […]
Week 2 Favourite Photo As we prepare to celebrate our 17th Wedding Anniversary on January 15 2018. I couldn’t not choose this photo as my favourite.
This came up on my Facebook the other day and I couldn’t not have a look. I did a similar one in 2017 of 52 family stories. Start I keep […]
What personal values do you hold most dear? All of my values pretty much tie into each other. Love, Friendship, Caring & Compassion: Respect: For Family & Being a Good Friend but […]
What extracurricular activities did you get involved in? I’m not really much of a spend time with crowds kind of person, so tend to focus on solo activities like Taking […]
What are some of the signature phrases, quotes, or sayings that remind you of your dad? Of your grandfathers? Dad had a few quotes that even now he has been […]
What different occasions do you celebrate each year? We start the year off with a small New Years Eve dinner for the three of us. Most months there is something […]
What did you enjoy doing with your father when you were a child? I can’t remember doing a lot with him, he did a lot more with my brother because […]
What lessons have you learned from your grandmothers’ life experiences? Today is the Anniversary of when she passed away in 2005. I miss her each and every day, and there […]
#52 Stories / What decisions have you made that have had a long-lasting positive effect on your life?
What decisions have you made that have had a long-lasting positive effect on your life? I guess the biggest one would have been when i met jack, and then moved […]
What are your memories of school lunch? I was at school in the 80’s. From what i recall they where very basic. Sandwich (which i probably didn’t eat), fruit and […]
What are the most memorable and treasured gifts you have received in your life? As we commence sorting and cleaning the house up for the move i am coming across […]
What are some of the stories you loved hearing from your mother’s youth? From your grandmothers’ younger days? I wish i still had both my Mum & grandmother around to […]
What are some of the stories you loved hearing from your father’s youth? My dad was a larrikin from […]
What are all the different modes of transport you’ve used? Of course we travel everywhere by car. Jack is a Train Driver, But i have travelled via train across Australia. […]
In what ways do you sacrifice your time to volunteer in your community? It has been sometime since i did anything community wise (I tend to leave that up to […]
#52 Stories / If you had to pinpoint three main values that your parents lived by and tried to instill in you, what would they be?
If you had to pinpoint three main values that your parents lived by and tried to instill in you, what would they be? […]