Christmas Carol

Another wonderful carol from the pen of Major Ray Harris.  Not sure when this one was written, but it goes to the tune of Finlandia. He left his Father’s own embracing presence, To come and share our full humanity; He who was rich in heaven’s own communion, In love assumed our human poverty. He came,…

Our 8.5 lb. dog

When the boys were very young we began talking about getting a dog for the family. Wendy and I weren’t entirely in agreement on the breed of dog but we did think that it should be small dog.  At first I was leaning towards a Springer Spaniel but in the end we decided we would…

The Salvation Army – Hillhurst

One of the communities within Calgary is Hillhurst.  Now it’s kind of lost in the development of the inner city but it was once a very clear little part of the large city. Google gives it this description: “Hillhurst and neighbouring Sunnyside make up a charming area centered on the trendy Kensington Village shopping area,…