the last post

the last post

Well with just a couple of days left to go in 2013 what better time is there than now to write a little summary of the year. 2013 Firsts – Probably most notable was that 2013 was the year of my first trip to Blackpool.  That was a long time coming…. I...
‘Twas the night before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Christmas Eve.  The cards have been sent, the decorations are up, the baking is done, the presents are wrapped.  Time to relax and enjoy the holidays… Not so for friends and family in Toronto who have lost power due to the ice storm.  I hope that power is...
8 more sleeps to go….

8 more sleeps to go….

First of all, a few shout outs to start the post…. Over in New Zealand, Annalie and Paul have a new little guy in their family as of the 10th of December.  He is called Erik and looks as cute as a button so congratulations to them.  In Canada, a big Happy Birthday to...
Christmas is coming….

Christmas is coming….

Well after getting our Christmas tree up on Friday night, the village light switch on Saturday night and the calendar turning over to December on Sunday all the signs this weekend seem to be pointing to the fact that Christmas is just around the corner. We had invited...