Category Archives: family

Gobble, gobble, gobble

Well, it was officially Thanksgiving back in Canada on the weekend. You know, that time of year when we give thanks for family and friends… and that there’s no snow on the ground yet (we hope!)… and for all the … Continue reading

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Home isn’t where it used to be…

Last year, not long before we moved, Dan was corresponding with one of his sisters about their parents moving off the property they had lived on for 58 years, where the four children had grown up. Staying out in Pike … Continue reading

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It’s a beauty way to go

Lisa here… I’m slowly recovering from my January trip back to North America (mainly the email backlog and change in temps; no problem with jet lag really). For those of you who weren’t aware (though you should have clued in … Continue reading

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I can see for miles

When people ask us if it has been hard to leave all our friends and family behind, we say  “yes, of course.” But we also say that the move to Edmonton was probably a bigger move. All of our family was, … Continue reading

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Creature comforts : Part 2 – Settling in

It is kind of weird, but with all the things we had to do to get the house organized, one of the first things we did was put up art. Anyone who knew our Edmonton house would remember that the … Continue reading

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Comfort creatures: Herding cats – the homecoming edition, Part 1

This is a song about being happy! Feel free to listen to it as you read. Our family is finally all together here in our new home. Our kitties arrived yesterday, after a month in, as MO calls it, Kitty … Continue reading

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All in the Family

After a fantastic meal (okay…we cooked it, so we’re a little biased) and fun at Dan’s sister’s place, followed by a lovely brekkie in the morning (thanks B!), we decided to check out what was new and happening around town … Continue reading

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