Saturday, December 30, 2017

I sustain myself with the love of family.  Maya Angelou Blessed. Simply and abundantly blessed. The kiddos are heading home today; in a few hours we’re going to experience that heaviest of silences that permeates the house after the grands have been here. It’s  not my favourite kind of silence. In these early morning hours,

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi Gerry and I enjoyed a lovely Christmas morning at home, complete with stockings in bed and gift opening by the light of the non-traditional tree. Mid-morning, we journeyed to nearby Vernon where we spent some time with Gerry’s mom (who was not having a