Monday, July 2, 2018

Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book. Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book Big rain. Cool temperatures. An afternoon spent under a quilt with a book. It doesn’t feel much like summer right now. The garden is happy, drinking deep, and I am

Sunday, July 1, 2018 – Canada Day

From generation to generation, lights are extinguished and darkness threatens until some one stoops to bear the torch. Laurence Overmire, Honor and Remembrance It’s Canada Day. Gerry hoists our beautiful flag and we acknowledge, with gratitude, the gift of being Canadian and living in this beautiful land. I think about my low-German speaking Mennonite Brethren

Saturday, June 30, 2018

If you can make your ancestors real for yourself, learn their stories and who they were, your life - and death - will take on added meaning. You will see yourself in the Big Picture that includes all human life that has come and gone on the planet.  Laurence Overmire, Digging for Ancestral Gold I’m