Monthly Archive: November 2015

Any Way You Spell Holiday

The Cúpla Sisters have two female ancestors who bore the name Mary Hollyday. The surname was variously spelled Hollyday, Haliday or Holliday. This unusual name helped me track their ancestral line to Sir Leonard Holliday who...


Connemara Cottage

      Empty windows facing back to view a new world, far away from grey walls still willing to shelter strangers huddled near the long-cold hearth.                   ...