Category Archives: Vacations

Xmas season has started.

Took a little time today to put up and decorate the tree while watching the tail end of Scrooged then How The Grinch Stole Christmas then Prancer. Not a very productive day but it was a good day.

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Remembering Xmas 2013

The secret to Xmas is the moment remembered. It’s strange how we mark time. If time exists then it certainly seems to fly. Time flies at different speeds depending on what is happening and how old we are. I wonder … Continue reading

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Edmonton and St. Albert

To put it mildly the Sanctuary Curio Shoppe is an overwhelming experience for the senses. Continue reading

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Holiday’s begin

Like many in Quebec the holidays are predetermined by the government of Quebec. For those of us who enjoy this condition of employment the last two weeks of July are mandatory holidays. The school board shuts down and the days … Continue reading

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A better class of thief?

It happens in every city in the world. It is the nature of the job and those who are employed to do it the job but it still comes as a surprise when it happens. Paris was the only part … Continue reading

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Camera lesson done now about money….

On Saturday our daughter spent an hour with a Black’s camera guy and learned how to use her camera. James will be doing the same lesson as soon as I can get him to schedule it. With luck they will … Continue reading

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Getting it arranged

The Mega Trip. That is what the trip to Ireland, England, France and Turkey has been dubbed by the relatives. It is a good name for the trip. The Irish segment has been set with a visit to Ballyduff and … Continue reading

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Of injuries and trips and things

Ireland, London, Paris then Istanbul. A nice little get away for two teens but Dad is not going Continue reading

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The world before us

I’m fifty. Two days into being fifty actually and the whole world still remains before me. It remains before all of us and while it may not be there for the taking it is certainly there for the exploring. I … Continue reading

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Almost done

Holidays end tomorrow. Since returning home from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia we haven’t done much of anything. Tuesday was given over to getting laundry done and generally getting the house back into shape after having left it for three … Continue reading

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