A lovely surprise

My Mom is one of five girls – she’s the middle child (a topic unto its own to be discussed at another time) and the youngest of the girls is Joyce. Ethel is her first name but yes I would likely go be Joyce too (though I’m not a girl so why would my mother…

3 weeks today….yesterday

Wendy reminded me yesterday that we would be in Edmonton in 3 weeks. Yikes – that came as a bit of a shock. We’ve been letting folks know that we are moving and our neighbours seem very sorry to see us go. Ten years in this house we’ve witnessed lots and the boy next door…

Listowel, Ontario

1984 was probably one of the hardest years of my life. Wendy I were sent off to Listowel in 1983 to be the corps officers of The Salvation Army there. We were still young in age, young in marriage, and suddenly sitting on the main street of a small rural town. We were new to…