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It’s a Canadien Game – Part 2

In 1967 the Toronto Maples Leafs were mostly a veteran hockey team with players like Johnny Bower (age 42), Red Kelly (age 39), Terry Sawchuk (age 37) and Tim Horton (age 37).  Younger players included Eddie Shack (age 30), Frank … Continue reading

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It’s a Canadien Game – Part 1

I’m a Montreal Canadien’s fan from waaaaay back!  There I’ve said it!  I’ve had to keep it hidden for over thirty years, seeing as I live in Flames territory…Calgary Flames that is.  I mean I love the Flames but mostly … Continue reading

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There is a time for everything…

I talked to a young Mom recently who shared that she would love to be able to sit down and write books like I have done but her life is way too hectic and frazzled with raising preschoolers.  I sensed … Continue reading

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Defining Moments

Thirty five years ago, (on June 2, 1979), I married my best friend.  He’s still my BFF (best friend forever)!  Charles and I met in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves in Victoria, B.C.  As a lieutenant, he had been told that he … Continue reading

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The “Cool” Factor

In February we celebrated our first grandbaby’s third birthday!  We also celebrated the engagement of my son and soon-to-be daughter-in-law.  My husband and I went on a trip to Cuba and it was an adventure of  lifetime!  Being an Empty Nester … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Rules of Dating

If my husband has a “soft spot”, it is that corner of his heart that is 110% devoted to his two daughters.  From the first moment newborn Laurelle, grabbed hold of his little finger in the intensive care nursery and … Continue reading

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For Such A Time As This (2)

Paul Harvey coined a phrase, “The rest of the story”, and indeed with my son’s adoption story there is more to it.  I was too ecstatic with the thought of bringing my son home from the hospital and getting the adoption … Continue reading

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To Trick or to Treat, that is the Question!

For Christians Halloween is a big dilemma.  Christians are strongly divided in opinion on whether or not to observe this holiday.  Some feel it is perfectly harmless and do not have any problem with dressing up and going door to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada. “The date and location of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention.  The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find a northern … Continue reading

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Empty Nesting – Week 6 – Friday Funnies

Since becoming an Empty Nester I have discovered a few things that are very different than when my kids lived at home: 1.  I don’t close the door when I use the bathroom anymore. 2.  I talk to myself (a lot more … Continue reading

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