Turning 64

It’s December 23 and tomorrow I celebrate my 64th birthday. Hard to believe is all I can say. I have lots of memories running through my mind. Like the day I turned 40. We were in Ottawa. Wendy organized a lovely party with a number of friends and my parents were there too. It seems…

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…