A look back on 2020

Here we are, last day of 2020. So after years of hearing about and being involved in pandemic planning, we got a chance to say we were ready…. sort of. What I didn’t expect was how important toilet paper became in March of 2020. Nope, didn’t see that coming. The sudden withdrawal of working at…

School project

Carlyle had to recently write a report for school on someone in her family. She chose me, her Grandpa! Amanda sent along this photo of what she wrote. It’s a delight to my heart. A moment of great delight! Here’s what it reads if you have trouble making it out: Me and my grampa have…

The Salvation Army 1938

Leading up to WW2 my grandparents were stationed with The Salvation Army in Hamilton at Argyle Citadel. The 1938 War Cry features this small article on the corps cadets and corps cadet Sunday noting a 100% turn out. It’s interesting noting that the territory in those days was Canada, Alaska, Newfoundland and Bermuda. Knowing the…