Category: Family

The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men

Now I’ve got the writing ‘bug’ I’d love to be able to regale you with exciting tales of my busy life but it’s hard to wring humor and suspense from that time recently when I moved from my usual seat on the couch to a different seat. So I’m delving into the past for stories I used to enjoy telling. Only you will be able to decide if they’ve stood the test of time…

A New American Remembers Her Dad

My ‘Pa’, aka ‘Uncle Arthur’, ‘Uncle Mac’, ‘Mac’ Mr. Jane’s Dad’ – on top of Ben Nevis. This is one of the last photos I have of him. I can’t believe he climbed an actual mountain. He is wearing his work shoes! Brother says the two of them were visiting Glencoe when Pa said he wanted to climb Ben Nevis – the highest mountain in the British Isles. In his work shoes. So he did.