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October Garden Update

October 1, 2017 Living in Manitoba Canada, it seems surreal to be able to post an October Garden Update. However, during my lifetime I have seen the frost free season extend longer and longer. I am sure this is due … Continue reading

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A Wedding and a Week in Buccerias Mexico

February 8 to 15, 2017   We took a break from building to relax in the sun and celebrate the marriage of Kerry and Megan in sunny Buccerias, Mexico, at the Royal Decameron Resort just outside Puerto Vallarta. We stayed … Continue reading

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35th Wedding Anniversary

October 7, 2016 38 years ago on October 7, I was back home from university for the Thanksgiving weekend when a long haired hippie with torn jeans introduced himself to me at the local pub. He thought that I had … Continue reading

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Farewell Weiner

September 21, 2016 It is with a great deal of sadness that I post the obituary for my dear sister Laverne, aka Weiner. She was a one of a kind and I will miss her dearly. Laverne Christine Lewandoski (nee … Continue reading

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Baby Astrid Arrives

July 10, 2016   We have a new grandchild! Christopher and Emily’s first child has arrived. Baby Astrid was in no hurry to join the world, and arrived with much fanfare 11 days late. She is the sweetest little thing, … Continue reading

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June 10, 2016 Lά maith agat (Gaelic – Have a good day) We just returned from a bus tour of Ireland, with a couple days in Scotland.  It was my first bus tour and it was fantastic. We were blessed … Continue reading

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Birch Syrup

April 27, 2016 Spring has arrived. Yeah! Although this winter was not unduly harsh, it was long and it is so nice to finally shed the winter parka. Now that spring is here, the sap is running. Two winters ago, … Continue reading

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