Bosa 2014

Bosa 2014

Every year Bosa Foods has a Customer Appreciation Day. I did an earlier article on this which you can find here. Last year and this DJ Joe has provided the music for this outdoor party. It is a nice day: sausage in a bun, pop, coffee and music. The Bosa building on...
Dinner with Grandma and Grandpa

Dinner with Grandma and Grandpa

Last Sunday, 22 June, Susan and I took dinner out to Mom and Dad’s. Ann brought salad and wine. The treat was that Flynn, Keiko and the girls joined us and Keiko brought desert. We had a really great visit! I think Mom really enjoyed the girls. It has been a long time...
Abruzzesi Picnic 2014

Abruzzesi Picnic 2014

Today was the Abruzzese picnic. OK, the Marrs and the Blairs will not know about this. So a bit of explanation. Joe is Susan’s son-in-law and he is married to Christina, Susan’s daughter. Joe was born in Italy, in the province of Abruzzo which is about half way down...
Cynthia’s BD

Cynthia’s BD

I was invited to a birthday party this past Saturday and it was a blast. It was at McDonald’s in Maple Ridge. Cynthia’s now 4 years old! David put on a great party for her. There were kids from wall to wall and they were all having a great time. And I learned that...
Dinner at Joe and Christina’s

Dinner at Joe and Christina’s

Well, the 15th was Father’s day and Christina had us over for dinner. It was a little informal dinner with just us and Joe, Christina and Sabrina. As usual, Christina’s meal was wonderful: lamb and Lasagna. It doesn’t get much better. The lasagna was one Susan had...
Susan’s Birthday 2013

Susan’s Birthday 2013

Well, you have to check this out! I am finally getting to the photos I took for Susan’s birthday last year. Katie had a party on the 16th of August, the day after her actual birthday, and it was a bash. Katie always has good parties! The food was incredible and the...
Grandpa and VR796

Grandpa and VR796

What, you are asking, is VR796. Well, if you don’t know, go stand in the corner till recess! Everyone knows that de Havilland Mosquitos were all given a manufacture number by which they are identified. Grandpa flew MM590, a Mk. 13 Mosquito in 1944. VR796 is a Mk. 35...
Granville Island with Sam

Granville Island with Sam

Last night Susan and I went to Granville Island with Sam. We parked at Science World and walked the south side of False Creek to the island where we walked about and then went for dinner at the Keg. And we took some pictures. Nonna and Sam at Science World with the...
Sean and Sheila’s Excellent Adventure

Sean and Sheila’s Excellent Adventure

Well, there is no question he’s my son! He and Sheila are off on an adventure and I’d say it is an excellent one. They have sold their house and moved onto a boat. I think we can all agree that ranks as an adventure. I have known about this for some time but had not...
Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

This picture was almost not a picture. Susan and I took Sarah and Olivia to a performance of Pirates of Penzance in December of 2012. There was great excitement because it was also a sleepover for the girls. The four of us drove down and parked in the basement of the...