Day-in-Ottawa

We had two days in Ottawa. One was spent with Sam and a part of that we had to go exploring on our own. The other we pretty much had to ourselves. I went to law school at the University of Ottawa so we drove around my old campus where I recognized almost nothing. But...
Christmas 2016

Christmas 2016

Well, this has been a wild Christmas! It seems so very different from the usual slow paced relaxed holidays we are used to. It has been a whirl of people coming and going, parties, dinners, and, of course, Susan in the hospital. But I’ll get to that later. Nico...
Nico leaves Home

Nico leaves Home

When I first met Nico he was about four years old. An now he is a man. It hardly seems possible. And this past weekend he left home. It’s good – but, in a way, it is upsetting. He has finished two years at BCIT in a surveying course. And now he is off to...

Christmas Past

Memories of Christmas Past Christmas is a wonderful time – a time for Photographs Christmas 2007 Christmas 2009 Christmas 2008 Recent Posts Family Christmas 2018 Christmas Polenta Christmas 2016 Christmas Craft Fair Remembrance 2016 Categories Ann Barchard...

Sam’s Highschool Grad

Sam's High School Grad Sam graduates from High School and is launched into the wide World. Our Sam graduated from Pitt Meadows Secondary on the 21st of June this year. Wow, a highschool grad. The ceremony was held at the theater at the Hard Rock Casino in...

Nico’s Highschool Grad

Nico’s High School Grad Nico Prosperi Porta The older amongst us never stop being amazed at how fast time passes. The young are tired of hearing about it because they have all the time in the world and it barely moves for them. Time is a process that accelerates...