Archive for January, 2010
Ok, after we said that we were not going down to the US in the morning, our friends that we were planning to go down with, decided to go anyways as they had taken holidays and wouldn’t be able to take advantage of the great deal (read on to find out more about that!).
Travel in the winter is always unpredictable. We planned to take the kids down to a water park in Minneapolis for a couple of nights but the forecast was for freezing rain. We were hoping that the rain would come later, sometime the weather forecasters can be wrong. Unfortunately this time they were not. So [...]
Today while I was at the library, I picked up a cookies cook book, and was skimming through it. I came across a recipe for shortbread cookies. I had never made it before and thought, I have all the ingredients, I can make this….
As we get closer to our dream of moving to Costa Rica, Kyle had the people who sold us the land in Costa Rica send us pictures of our property. It is a piece of land, our piece of Paradise.
Kyle just told me that a very close friend of the family just passed away. He was only 46 years old. He was young, healthy and and had a family. He was driving home on the highway and had a car accident. Just like that, he was gone. He had so many good years ahead [...]
You don’t stop laughing because you grow old,
I give blood whenever the blood donor clinic comes to our church ever few months. It makes is very convenient for me. Unfortunately, every other time I go, I am unable to donate. Either my iron levels are too low or something else. Anyways, I donate when I can. I encourage those of you healthy [...]
I just heard on the radio that if Elvis was alive, he would have been 75 years old today. He was born in the same year as my dad, 1935. I remember my uncle who lived in Malaysia at that time was a huge fan of his music. Today I realized that that was one [...]
Matthew has been following the torch across Canada and really wanted to see it when it came to Winnipeg. When it arrived on the 5th of January, there was a huge celebration at the Forks. The weather was perfect but it was a little too late and Kyle and I didn’t really want to fight [...]