There’s something special about Halloween. It’s not the trick or treating, the spooky art work, the crafty and crazy costumes or the chocolate and candy gluttony. It’s a little of each of those but mainly, it’s magic. Halloween isn’t a simple, family holiday. It’s not a Christian tradition, Halloween has older roots. I think the reason Halloween is still just a bit scary is the fact that it is a holiday based on older things, mysterious to us now.… Read the rest
Although I believe there is a virus and people are sick with it, I don’t believe in the need for lockdowns, shut ins and etc.
Most people who have had the virus recovered from it, just like many other flu viruses. You don’t hear about them. We don’t hear about domestic violence caused by people still having access to abused substances while in close confines with the people they abuse.… Read the rest
Have you ever been really homesick? I lived in another country, twice. That got a bit tough at times. To feel out of contact with the familiar, my family and friends. Little things I didn’t think about very much became important when I was so far from them.
In my family, when someone comes home from a long trip away, we used to make huge ‘Welcome Home’ signs.… Read the rest
Zack begins at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario – September, 2013.
Fixed his pants. Somehow I did not save the text file when I closed the computer last night. So I re-created it and tweaked the pants too.
My sister has gone into labour. Her baby boy should be born sometime today.
Gavin was born the evening of September 5th after all. I added his name and changed the hat from the first version.