Sabrina’s 29th Birthday

Sabrina’s 29th Birthday

Last night we were invited to Joe and Christina’s to celebrate Sabrina’s 29th birthday. As usual, Christina presented us with a wonderful meal. To eat at her house is such a pleasure. I didn’t take a camera but both Christina and I took pictures with...

Fratello Franco

Fratello Franco Susan’s brother Franco lived on the hill above Capalona about 10 km from Arezzo. He was a butcher and had his shop in the neighboring town of Subbiano. The two towns were right against each other and actually appeared to be one. Susan’s...
Ana’s Eightieth

Ana’s Eightieth

When Susan married Guido he already lived in Powell River and had gone back to Italy to find a wife. Guido had several members of his family in Powell River where there was good employment at the paper mill. At one time it was one of the largest employers in BC. They...
Susan’s Birthday 2016

Susan’s Birthday 2016

So Susan had a birthday again this year. She seems to do it every year. We didn’t make big deal of it this time; just family over for dinner. It was a great evening to sit outside and really enjoy the summer weather. Joe, Sam and Dominic It was a great evening...
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...