RIP Dad: Harry Breeuwer

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I would’ve never thought I’d ever have four “rest in peace” blog posts in a row. It all happened over the course of a good month, so I did not feel like work or putting up any cheerful posts in between. I also never thought I’d really have to say » full post and pics!

RIP Edwin Bos

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Edwin Bos

Oh Edwin, Nico and I will miss your big goofy smile so much! Our hearts break for losing you as well as seeing your mom and dad (our besties Marga & Henk) and your sister Carmen (and bf Carter) in this much pain. We promise you we will support them » full post and pics!

RIP Hennie Moelans

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RIP Hennie Moelans

Today I sort of attended a cremation ceremony… hopefully a one of a kind one. Online, while in the venue there were many empty benches and only part of the immediate family present. Instead of full benches, filled with a big family and many friends. Thanks, COVID-19.

My cousin by … » full post and pics!

Isolation and RIP Chase

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sitting on the deck with our big moose

I took a few weeks off from the blog to focus on making a new website for a client (yay!). We’re still isolating for the most part, which sucks when your friends lose a child and you can’t even go over for a hug and support! 😢

Nothing much has … » full post and pics!

12th Canaversary!

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packed to move for emigration! 65 boxes were shipped

Hooray! It’s been 12 years since we arrived in Canada to stay! We first flew to Edmonton, where we had to go to Immigration to “land” as immigrants. We had a fairly long change over and friends were waiting for our arrival to take us to a restaurant. Later that » full post and pics!

Books I read in 2019

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Earth's Children books by Jean M Auel

And 2018. And a bit of 2017 as well. Since I haven’t posted about books I read before, I figured I’d include all that I have on my tiny list since I started it in 2017 🙂

So my friend Kristin’s brother Tom inspired me a few years ago to … » full post and pics!

Christmas Tradition

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Christmas at the Stephensons, Ken is in the pic too (his arm)

When we talk about a tradition it is implied that it is a habit that is supposed to stay the same over the years. But we do adapt traditions over time, we mold them to our changing lives, circumstances and wishes. And some get dropped… while at other times we » full post and pics!