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...
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 PastChristmas is a wonderful time – a time for Photographs Christmas 2007 Christmas 2009 Christmas 2008 A Christmas Card from Sam in Ottawa for Christams 2020 Recent Posts Nov-Jan Sept-Nov The Selfie Project The Pasta Master Spring in the...

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...
Sam and Nico’s Birthday 2014

Sam and Nico’s Birthday 2014

Sam’s birthday is 26 April and Nico’s is 23 May. Nonna has wanted to get them together for a combined birthday party because the kids are so busy and we seldom see them (at least not as much as we would like). So she was finally able to get a dinner arranged for...