Christmas wishes

While sorting through a box of “treasurers” Wendy came across this wonderful reminder of days gone by. Phil was into woodworking and being in the great outdoors, especially in the mountains as we lived in Calgary in those days. We’ve kept lots of small things that remind us of when the kids were young such…

The cards and notes are arriving

For many years, Wendy made, as part of our Christmas tradition, the buying and sending of Christmas cards to friends and family.  We didn’t do a great mailing – I think at the most we sent our 40 or 50 cards.  I did, however, enjoy putting together a letter of such – a newsletter it…

Thursday smile

Phil and Amanda put a landline in the house so that Carlyle, now 5 years old, can call. She loves to answer the phone or pick it up and she’s a naturally chatty and joyful little girl. I was thinking about the kids who will likely never see a landline in the future or will…