We are happy to call this country home and want to celebrate that on Canada Day! But, we would also like to acknowledge all the wrong that this country has done to its Indigenous Peoples. I hope that one day this can be a day we include all of this.… » 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!
We were in Saturday’s newspaper… in Dutch though 😉 – here’s the digital file. Little correction, the last pic is in Buffalo Pound provincial park, not Wascana. And yes, Tim Roth was mentioned too, since he’s to blame for everything 😂
Winter has been dry and cold, we’ve seen -36 without the wind chill!! Our New Year’s Eve party was a success again and so much fun! Then I was busy with making Valentine’s Crittens and then there were the Winter Olympics and oh yeah, it was our TEN YEARS IN … » full post and pics!
YEEAAAHHHHH we got the email from the Canadian visa office in LA that we can send in the passports for the permanent residence visas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!… » full post and pics!
Right now we’re in full Olympics mode!! The openingsshow in Vancouver was fantastic and made us so proud to be a Canadian resident!! And thanks to our wonderful neighbours Mike and Alison we finally have the Olympic mittens too now! As for the games… Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer has Gold … » full post and pics!
Our hearts broke when we learned of our friend Barbara’s daughter Melissa’s unexpected passing at age 23 of a lung embolism. No one should ever have to deal with something like this, but Bar least of all. She just had a hard year after getting a new kidney, … » full post and pics!