Last year at this time, we made our big move from Winnipeg to Ottawa. I can hardly believe that a whole year has passed.
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A decade of blogging — 27 years as an army wife
In January 2009, I started this blog to document some of my journey as a military spouse. I don’t post as often as some military spouses who have blogs. I earn absolutely no income from this blog. The purpose of my blog was to share the intricacies of military life with family, friends, fellow militaryContinue reading “A decade of blogging — 27 years as an army wife”
Folklorama in Winnipeg
We attended Folklorama this year. It is a huge multi-cultural festival that runs for the first two weeks of August here in Winnipeg. Over 40 pavilions staffed by over 20,000 volunteers participate to showcase authentic foods and displays about other cultures. There is also live entertainment. We purchased a VIP Bus Tour that shuttles visitorsContinue reading “Folklorama in Winnipeg”
Let’s talk. Let’s listen.
Earlier this month an acquaintance from high school passed away. We grew up a few blocks from each other but was a few years older than me. He was in Vocal Jazz. I was in the Stage Band. Music was a big deal in my high school and the band & vocal groups toured togetherContinue reading “Let’s talk. Let’s listen.”
The Move Within a Move
Earlier this month I went back to Canada for a week. The main purpose of my visit was to assist with a move – and not my own! My parents are downsizing later this year. They had quite a bit of furniture to get rid of. Fortunately, our son was moving from university residence toContinue reading “The Move Within a Move”