What is going on here?

We’ve now lived in Scarborough for nine years. I can’t believe it has been that long but here we are. When we first moved into the neighbourhood most of the houses in the area had that brick bungalow 1950’s era look. There’s been a few changes as people decide to renovate, add a second story…

How to really celebrate

In July 2000 we had just moved to Calgary from Ottawa. Wendy’s birthday is in July so I took her up the Calgary Tower for a birthday supper. I had bought an ice cream cake for dessert and asked the boys to set the table out on the deck for a nice dessert and tea/coffee…

One list, several stores

We’re being asked to take it easy in what we buy. There is a need right now not to panic, not to purchase everything we can lay our hands-on and think about others. This idea of thinking about others is really important. Our family, our friends and our neighbours, as well as those we don’t…