It was shortly after my wife and I were married, but before our first child was born.  My Dad was advised that he had to undergo serious abdominal surgery.  Although there were some complications, he survived the initial surgery.  Once he was released from hospital, he moved in with us for the duration of his recovery […]

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The spring following the birth of our first grandchild, our families gathered to celebrate a Mothers’ Day Picnic @ Elbow Falls in southern Alberta.  It was a calm, sunny, warm day and our four families had gathered for conversation, food and relaxation. Above all, our first grandchild was the center of attention, even though it […]

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This past weekend we took part of one of our favorite quality time activities, camping. We are an outdoorsy type family (when we can fit it in at least).  Camping is something we all enjoy doing. Especially on the rare occasions like this past weekend. We were able to camp with a group of other families that we […]

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