Susan in Palm Springs

Susan in Palm Springs

31 October 2019 As I have written before, Adele and Benito have a house in in Palm Springs. To our sorrow, our friend Benito passed away recently and Palm Springs presents a problem for Adele. It is hard to spend time there alone. So this last time she went she asked...
Skating Champions

Skating Champions

Flynn and Keiko have told me off and on about Olivia’s and Sophia’s skating and I have seen the occasional picture and video of their skating in Japan. So when Flynn mentioned that that the girls were competing in Chilliwack I said that I wanted to come...
To the Boeing Museum

To the Boeing Museum

I was talking to Flynn the other day an he is still sidelined by Boeing’s problems which, of course brought up the subject of Boeing, and I suggested we take a day and go down to the Boeing Museum. Well, that day was last week. I went over to Flynn’s early...
Abbotsford Airshow 2019

Abbotsford Airshow 2019

 It has been many years since I’ve been to the Abbotsford Airshow. My Dad, in years past, was heavily involved in the show, one year being its president, and I went many times. But it was about 20 or 30 years ago that I was there. Last month I was talking to my...
Family Christmas 2018

Family Christmas 2018

The livingroom of Mom and Dad’s house on del Vista Drive in Delta. I am not sure of the date but it must be in the early to mid 1990’s. This is a great picture because to Dad’s right is Mat’s mother and that is his sister Jessica in the walker....
Christmas Polenta

Christmas Polenta

Well, we finally caught up with Joe and Christina. Once Susan was out of the hospital on Boxing Day we were invited over for dinner last night, the 28th of December. And what a dinner it was! I wrote some time ago about being at Joe’s for “Polenta on the...
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...
Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair

Susan and I had a treat this weekend. Flynn called us about six days ago and said that he had the girls here in Canada for about two weeks but he had a flight on the 25th and he needed a baby sitter. Keiko had stayed home in Japan and was taking a break. Well, that...
Remembrance 2016

Remembrance 2016

The Langley Cenotaph Remembrance Day 2016 Well, Grandpa is 99 now and getting very frail. He has been in Langley Lodge for a few months and it has worked out really well. He is now more active than he was at home and he has actually been gaining strength. He has his...
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...