Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers:
Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst)
Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton)
Tuesday: The Kings County Record (Sussex)
Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County)
Title: Questions I Would Have Asked
Snippet: As I ran through grassy fields and along the seashore in bare feet, I thought time stood still and childhood would last forever. When work life began, however, time began to accelerate. What once felt like months to pass took only a few short days.
I thought I had all the time in the world to ask my family the important questions even though I had little idea of which ones were more important than others. Now, with my grandparents and my father deceased and my mother’s memory slipping a little more with each trip around the sun, I have fewer family members to ask about days gone by.
Below are five topic questions I would ask each of my grandparents if I could chat with them over a cup of tea.
. . . To read more, pick up one of the above noted newspapers.