Evelyn’s travel blog 3/30/18

It has been a few days since I updated, and I’ve been so busy at the harp festival! On Friday the 30th, I spent the morning at the National Museum of Scotland. It was a rainy and cold day, so it was a good time to do something indoors. I’m glad I spent Thursday outside when it was nicer! At …

Evelyn’s travel blog 3/29/18

Today was a big day! It started out right, with a delicious breakfast at the Spylaw Bank House where I had stayed the previous night. Then, I moved my stuff to Laidlaw House at Merchiston, my accommodation for the harp festival. It was just down the road but the owner of my bed and breakfast was kind enough to give me …

Evelyn’s travel blog 3/28/18

I arrived in Edinburgh this morning, and spent the day recovering from the flight and adjusting to being here.  I got a little bit lost this morning trying to go on the bus to my bed and breakfast, and ended up realizing I didn’t have the exact change needed to board the bus after transferring!  My solution was to use …

Evelyn’s travel blog 3/26/18

I’m leaving for my trip to Scotland tomorrow!  I’ll be headed to Edinburgh, where I plan to do some exploring and sightseeing before the Edinburgh Harp Festival, which starts on Friday night. One of my goals for my time at the festival is to work on my ability to play well with other musicians, which is reflected in my course …

2018 Election Results

Our election results are in with 100% of the voters agreeing to support the slate. We had 29% voter turnout. Our new Board Members are Donna Bennett, Jon Lilley, and Tiffany Schaefer. Our new President-elect is Jen Narkevicius. Congratulations to you all. And thank you for stepping up to fill these positions! Karen Babb Chairman, Election Committee

November is election time!

November is election season and this year’s election includes a SHSA slate.  Our slate this year includes President, and three Board members.  In a slate election you vote for or against the slate.  All members are eligible to vote and you will receive your ballot via email shortly.  Below are the statements of intent to serve from the candidates.  Results …

Donna’s Travel Blog – 9/21/17

Tuesday 9/19/17 Luss/Dumbarton – Today was a bit disappointing as I had a whole plan in my mind for the day.  In the Spring, I found another branch of my family tree was Scottish; and not just Scottish, they were steeped in the history of the country rubbing elbows with kings and queens.  Here I always thought they were German.  …