In June we had to say goodbye to yet another loved one… our friend Jon had been battling health problems connected to kidney failure since many years. Getting a new kidney in 2011 improved his health for quite a while. But eventually it failed too and he ended up back … » full post and pics!
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!
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!
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!
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!
The world sure looks nice outside. The snow is disappearing, the temperatures are rising. But we know things are crazy out there. The coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic has brought the whole world to its knees like we’ve never seen before. To bring it to a halt, or at least slow it … » full post and pics!
One of the prettiest things out there are sunsets. I think we can all agree on that? Who doesn’t love the colours! I think the prettiest ones I have ever seen are in Waskesiu here in Saskatchewan. But have you ever witnessed sunset colours, more specifically a pink sunset … » full post and pics!
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!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Yesterday it had been one month since my Valentine, I mean Nico, had hip replacement surgery. He’s improving nicely, but it sure is a long process!