Author Archives: Jenny MacKay

About Jenny MacKay

Just a person who is looking forward to retirement and enjoying the golden years!

52 Ancestors #3 Annie Norma Lymburner (1894-1989)

This week’s blog prompt “longevity’  had me delving into my ancestor’s ages when they died and to find out who made it into their 80s or even their 90s. Thank goodness it wasn’t too hard to find as I have … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #2 G-Great Grandmother Ann Greene (c1835-1915)

This weeks prompt by Amy Johnson Crow for the 52-Ancestors-52-Weeks challenge is “A Favourite Photo”. Now I’m sure I have more than one favourite photo, however I have chosen a photo of my 2 x great grandmother Ann Greene as I … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #1 Charles (Tom) Cripps: 1882-1958

Here is the first of my posts for 2018 for the 52-Ancestors-52-Weeks challenge. I chose my grandfather Tom Cripps as his birthday was on the 5th December when he would have been 135 years old. The stories here are mostly … Continue reading

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A New Year of Blogging

Happy New Year everyone! May 2018 bring you lots of love, happiness and so much more. I’m not into new year resolutions as too many times they are unreasonable and get broken. So just be thankful with what makes you … Continue reading

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Week 52: Christmases Past

For my final post in the 52-week challenge, what better way than to remember back to Christmases past, especially those that I can remember growing up on Mumby farm, but they are very vague. There are, however, a couple that … Continue reading

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Week 51: Our Wedding Anniversary

This Friday, 22nd December 2017 will be our 44th Wedding Anniversary. Bob and I met each other when my friend Elizabeth Buczkowski was working at Coca-Cola where Bob was a truck driver. He used to come into town at lunchtime … Continue reading

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