Goodbye to Mirko & Francesca

Goodbye to Mirko & Francesca

Good things don’t last forever. Mirko and Francesca only had six days with us in Vancouver and they flew by so quickly. On Sunday Christina brought them over to our place about 1 pm for us to take them to the airport. We had a few hours to put in so we went up...
A Day in Whistler

A Day in Whistler

On Thursday we wanted to take Francesca and Mirko to see the mountains and what better place to go than Whistler. The plan was to go up the chairlift and then take the cable car between the peaks. Susan and I had never done this and it sounded like fun. Joe and...
Francesca & Mirko at Christina’s

Francesca & Mirko at Christina’s

Francesca, Mirko and Joe at the table. Francesca and Mirko stayed at Christina and Joe’s during their visit. Joe and Caesar made sure they got out to see some of the sights around the city. After our Thanksgiving Dinner on Monday night Christina wanted to have a...
Sophia and Olivia

Sophia and Olivia

Sophia and Olivia are in Japan right now with Keiko. The girls are in school there and that is a wonderful thing as they will establish a solid connection with their heritage and culture. But we miss them terribly. Susan and I talk of them frequently and how much we...
Francesca and Mirko

Francesca and Mirko

We have had the most wonderful visit from members of Susan’s family in Italy: Francesca and Mirko. Joe, Christina and Susan and I picked them up at the airport on Sunday the 11th and we have just had a marvelous Thanksgiving dinner. So what is the connection?...