Stories of Scotland

Inspirational
[caption id="attachment_2141" align="alignleft" width="300"] One angle of the view from our bay window at the Bed and Breakfast in Wick[/caption] I talked last week about how this trip changed my life. Now it's time to go into a little more detail--and of course show off some of the 500 pictures I took while I was in the UK. I could turn this into a big series--you'd be amazed at how many things a person can fit into three weeks when they really try--but to be honest I'm already eager to start a completely different series of posts. So while you can be sure you'll hear about this trip again, it certainly won't be in the next couple of weeks. Anyway, let's get started! Travelling Alone No pictures at this point…
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The End of a Chapter

Inspirational
[caption id="attachment_2136" align="alignleft" width="625"] The Clan Gunn Heritage Museum, where we spread the ashes[/caption] If a person's life consists of chapters in the same way books do, a chapter of my life has certainly just ended, and I am beginning a new one even as I write this. Ten years ago when my dad was diagnosed with cancer my aunt raised the money to take him and I to Scotland, to what used to be Clan Gunn territory. On that trip my dad decided that he wanted his ashes to be scattered near the Clan Gunn museum, in the graveyard surrounding it, a graveyard full of Gunns. He died later that year. This year my aunt and I finally went back to spread his ashes in Clan Gunn country. My…
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