Long distance grandparents

Back when we were young parents (think pre-cell phones, pre-Oprah, pre-cd’s, pre-iPod, pre-911…well you get it) my parents went to live in the UK for 3.5 years.  They were long distance grandparents.  My Mom did some neat things to keep in touch and to create memories for our kids. Now it seems it is our…

Rachel and her new mattress

In the midst of a very busy day with many deadlines looming this wonderful picture arrived!  Here’s sweet Rachel on her new mattress beaming away like she just got an invitation to ride a pony.  You can see she’s on the quilt that Wendy made her after she was born.  Each of those squares has…

Small town Alberta

Not Abbey Road  Small town Alberta is if nothing else quiet!  If we want to rest this is the place.  Though we don’t drive in town so rest and exercise seems to be the combination and of course both of those are good for us…at our age. Tomorrow we are going for a hike Phil…