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!
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!
Anterior hip replacement surgery
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!
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!
We want to wish you all a happy holiday season! Here’s our traditional Xmas mail & card:
Our renovation mode continued for a bit this year as the outside of the house got finished and it’s beautiful!! And later in the year our friend Henk built a sturdy and beautiful … » full post and pics!