Community service

“Your church building should be a hub, not a club.” That was the quote that caught me in our business leaders’ forum yesterday. A great presentation on the value of using our assets, particularly our buildings in reaching a community. Here’s some ideas: offer it to local groups for annual meetings, to kids who don’t…

Life in Edmonton

We often get quite a reaction when people ask us where we have moved from and we say “Toronto”. “OH! Do you know how cold it gets here?” they ask. When we tell them we’ve lived here before and that we also lived in Calgary they react differently – “oh, so that’s different.” We’ve lived…

The end of the May long weekend

Last evening Wendy and I went for a walk, as has become our practice, after supper. We’ve found ourselves taking different routes depending on our ambition but we’ve also come to favour revisiting certain houses because we are watching the development of gardens or the stages of flower and fruit development. Last night we saw…