Happy birthday Amanda

She’s smart, caring, a great Mom AND she’s having a birthday today! Happy birthday to Amanda, the daughter we never had! We love you. Admire your faith in Jesus and we’re looking forward to being neighbours.

Patriarch – head of the tribe

Another insight into my own heritage. This Bible has an article in it written in the Kingston Whig-Standard, the local newspaper at the time of my grandpa’s passing. Born in 1878 he was significantly older than normally a grandfather would be to his grandchildren. (I’m glad I’m closer in age to my kids and grandkids)…

Keepsakes

I probably have too many of these, but they do bring back great memories, and over time I find that some of the keepsakes that have been handed down to me provide new information to other bits and pieces I have known. Two pieces here today. The first is the DVD (case) from my Dad’s…