California Here We Come

May 9, 2017


Grannie McGrath had ten children, they all lived in Dundee Scotland. The job situation there was pretty grim so one by one they decided California was the place to go. They did have jobs in Dundee but the future looked brighter and sunnier in the USA. Uncle John went first from the family in 1959, […]

Why Go Solar ?

September 18, 2016


I have been reading some negative reports lately on going solar. I have come to the conclusion that they are written by people who have not installed solar. Are you paying more for your power than you did in 2005? I am paying $30 a month less than I did in 2005. I have kept […]

Folding a fitted sheet

September 6, 2016


This was a special request from Leggy Peggy on how I fold a fitted sheet.

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The Time Traveller

August 28, 2016


I went to Scotland to visit my Mum at Xmas 1995. Now I know I have taken long enough to write about it but I was too upset to write about it at the time. I had not seen my Mum for six years since we had her out for a holiday to New Zealand. […]

Fiji Holiday

July 2, 2016


We arrived at Modriki island where The movie Castaway was filmed.

Posted in: Cruise, Fiji

Jack of all Trades

April 2, 2016


I have had a varied selection of jobs in my life. Lucky I did not have my heart set on a career in any one discipline, as once I was married I had to move and change jobs so often to follow my husbands career it would not have worked very well for me to […]

Paths in Life

March 18, 2016


  My brother Clark and I had a fun childhood in Scotland, getting into mischief together, going to the same school though he was a year ahead of me. Clark left school and joined the Merchant Navy at 15 and half so I didn’t see so much of him for a while. It was my […]

Posted in: Family history, Scotland