Happy birthday Fitz

Fitz means “son”… to me it’s grandson! A wonderful grandson! He’s loud – “I’m a LOUD boy!” And he’s full of energy. When we were in Edmonton recently, he threw the bedroom door open at 6:30 am with a “I’m awake!”  Our invitation to come and cuddle with us in bed brought this reply, “I’m…

A thoughtful neighbour

Fitz will be 4 years old tomorrow, but of course there won’t be a birthday party with friends and extended family. Amanda asked if people would make sure he got at least a good number of cards this year. One of the neighbours went well beyond that in making the most lovely of gifts. There…

Happy birthday Amanda

Here’s one of those pictures! I have deliberately cut out Carlyle so she’s not on social media but kept the photo of Amanda on purpose. Amanda sent this to us, a few years ago, as she was out on a hike with Carlyle on her back in the carrier. It really represents much of whom…