What a week it has been -- filled with excitement, hard work, laughter, tears, and love. I was able to spend quality time with my sisters as we shared our hopes, dreams and thoughts with each other. Each of my amazing sisters has found ways to shine. Beryl is optimistic, kind and creative, with a… Continue reading Love is Spoken Here
Happy Anniversary to my wonderful husband for 32 years of adventure, love, and laughter. One of the most important things we've learned is to have a sense of humor. After our wedding in Alberta, Canada, we were driving down to Sam's parent's house in California, when we noticed smoke billowing out of the trunk. We… Continue reading Happy Anniversary
I normally hate shopping. I procrastinate going to the store (with the exception of bookstores) until I absolutely have to. I complain about the crowds, the high prices, the closed-in smell, and the fluorescent lights. But lately I’ve seen that shopping can actually be fun. While in Calgary, my sisters, niece, and I went shopping… Continue reading Shopping
This has been a vacation that will be remembered with great fondness. I was able to spend time with each of my dear sisters as well as some of my nieces and nephews. I enjoyed listening to my nephew play the organ. I was thrilled to watch my third oldest sister perform in the Cowboy… Continue reading Farewell to Alberta
Hey it’s good to be back home again, Sometimes this old farm feels like a long lost friend, Yes, and hey it’s good to be back home again. John Denver had a way of combining words and music that moves my heart. In this song he describes exactly how I feel about my native land.… Continue reading Alberta Beauty
I'm in Alberta, Canada for my nephew's wedding on Saturday. So far I've managed to pack a couple of month's activities into four days. I've cleaned house, gone shopping (have you ever put 8 huge cans of tropical fruit salad in your shopping cart?), created an outdoor patio garden in blue glazed pots and transplanted… Continue reading Oh, Canada!