Category Archives: Family

October 2019 Visit from the Grandkids

October 14 to 18, 2019 We enjoyed a fabulous visit from Kelsey, Matt, Jacob and Nora. Kelsey’s best friend from school, Miranda, was getting married, and the whole family was able to come to Manitoba for a visit. Ken and … Continue reading

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2019 Visit to BC

April 15 to 25, 2019 We celebrated Easter in BC. After our cross continent trip to Miami last month, we decided we had enough of driving and flew instead. We spent a few days in Kamloops with Kelsey, Matt, Jacob … Continue reading

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We Have Worms!

March 29, 2019 Yippee, we have worms again! Not the intestinal kind, but the composting kind, the vermiculture kind – red wigglers. When Christopher was nine years old, we bought a small package of composting worms while travelling through Saskatoon … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review

Another year gone, in a blink of the eye. How fast time goes by. It was another busy year for the Porters. Last year I reported that, five years after ground breaking, the house was essentially finished. So we spent … Continue reading

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2018 Visit to BC

September 29 to October 15, 2018 We are home from another great trip to BC to visit the kids and grandkids. The weather can be iffy this time of year and when we left, we had snow and cold in … Continue reading

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Family Time – August 2018

August 13, 2018 My house is eerily quiet right now. For the last two weeks its been packed to the rafters with family. Our kids, Kerry, Christopher and Kelsey were here with their families. We had a fabulous time with … Continue reading

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Visiting the Grandkids

January 31, 2018 One of the disadvantages of wood heat is that someone has to feed the fire.  If we both plan to be away for more than one day during the winter, it is necessary to find a house … Continue reading

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