A Great Truth

Uncle Jeremiah recently told me that the one thing he had realized about getting older is that the future gets shorter until there is no future. He said you reach…

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I Have A Tail… Who Knew?

Since spring appears to have finally arrived my weekend has been spent outdoors, therefore you get retreads today. Just to help your understanding, the cat I refer to in the…

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Dogs and Cats

We installed a cat door in the screen door to our deck. I watched the cat go through it the other day and all I can say is… “Damn that…

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Pieces of Life

I see my life as a montage of small events connected by only one thing… me. Encounters and small events that would just blend in with the rest of things…

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O’ Christmas Tree

Thirty years ago, Honey and I put up our first ever Family Christmas tree. We had been together for six years. We had always had decorations in our house (Honey…

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Seeing Your Face

I did something the other day that made me feel I was in one of those science fiction books I read as a kid, I made a video call. Honey…

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Ancestry

Ancestry is about heritage and lineage. These words may seem the same but they mean two different things.   Heritage is something that is handed down from the past like…

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Converting a Country

Early on in my school years Canada changed its weights and measures system from Imperial to Metric. Overnight quarts became litres, yards became meters and pounds became kilos. There was…

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Dependable People

This last Saturday, the day before Father’s Day, my mother-in-law was scheduled to move from one apartment with multiple floors to another apartment that was just on a single floor….

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