Sometimes you accidentally find things, just when you needed them most

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about my family heritage and particularly about close family members who have passed away, so while I was looking for some papers related to our property, I ran across some information about my grandfather and my mom that was shared at their funerals.  Obviously I had filed these things…

Our first adventure as a married couple

I have had a great weekend – my nephew and his son came and stayed with me for the weekend while taking part in a hockey tournament.  I know, I know, how Canadian is that?  Anyway, my nephew and I did a lot of reminiscing which then became the inspiration for this next post.  We…

Unexpected Outcomes

Our oldest daughter, son in law and granddaughter along with their French Bulldog have lived with us for the past year while they built a house.  And what started as us doing them a favor turned into them giving us a gift that we can never repay.  When they decided to buy an empty lot and…

Little Get Away

My husband is without a doubt the easiest going man I know and he always goes above and beyond to show me that he loves me so I always feel like I need to do something special for him particularly on his birthday.  As I mentioned in other posts, he works away from home so…

Good Friends

I consider myself one of the lucky ones, how many of us can say that they have friends from elementary and middle school still to this day?  Friends for over 40 years, how lucky am I?  When I look back on my life, I have some very long term friendships, 40 years, 30 years, 25…

Surprise Wedding

Something pretty darn great happened last spring and I don’t know too many people who can say this, but we had a surprise wedding!  My daughter, who has always kept us on our toes has 4 beautiful children and the love of her life is a man of few words, he is quiet, reserved and…