Pearl Emmaline

Many years ago I traced my mom’s ancestry back to the 12th century, to a town called Redesdale, UK, and to the Sherriff of Redesdale. Interesting! I also discovered a tangle of intrigue and politics – three castles in Northumberland, and one of them (Prudhoe) full of Scottish, English, French intermarrying. Fascinating! These folks led […]

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Bird (awaiting translation)

I’m a bit of a bird watcher, so whenever I hear calls or songs that are unfamiliar, from birds on their migration routes, I’m instantly intrigued! The other day I heard such a song, but never was able to catch a glimpse of the singer. So they, and where they came from, were a mystery […]

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