The importance of family

Much of my life I have lived far from some members of our family.  As a kid either living in the east or west most of our family lived in Ontario. We took the train or drove for visits but my folks were quite creative in how they communicated with our family. I remember the…

The Eagle has landed

After 22, almost 23 years Mom decided it was time to leave the condo and head to a retirement residence nearer family.  The condo went on the market, the applications for the residence were accepted, the movers were booked, and in my Mom’s words “that all happened rather quickly!”  Yes, indeed it did. What a…

Looking back

Last Saturday Wendy and I joined Catherine (I think I am the only one who still calls her Catherine), to help our Mom work through the process of preparing to move to the Meighen Retirement Residence.  It was sure fun to be together and to work to accomplish this task – not that we got…