Planning for Ancestral Visitations to Scotland August 23rd 2021 I started planning this trip to find Linda and my Scottish ancestors in October 2019, but due to the Covid pandemic the trip had to be postponed from Jun 2020 to June 2021 to Aug 2021 to June 2022. Many changes were made to my original planning blog as I found out more about our Scottish ancestors over these years. Consequently, I cancelled that planning blog and am now publishing what I hope is t ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Midlothian » Edinburgh Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
I started blogging on Travelblog in 2009, entering trips beginning in 2007. My intention has always been to document my years of travel since my birth...how else was I to save all the slides my Dad took of my childhood!
Most bloggers write about their trips away from home. Mine, and eventually Linda's, homes have usually been where people travel to. So the idea eventually percolated to name our blog "Home and Away."
The blog is not intended to be an autobiography, although I spent my entire life traveling, with Linda joining me after college, it may appear to be that way. As this... full info