CHRISTMAS 2017

Greetings and Best Wishes… At this time last year we were moving into our new home — Christmas was somewhat akin to a plethora of boxes that one really didn’t want to open…However, it was a good festive season with invites to friends’ homes that were delightfully decorated for the season… Skiing got underway on […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Eight

What, another comment about music? Yes, but I’ll be brief. Sunday afternoon the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra put on their Winter Concert. In one word: excellent. My only complaint — once again, while we can get 3,000 out to take in a Junior hockey league game we can’t get 300 out to take in perhaps […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Six (D)

What’s it like flying home these days? First of all, I am becoming more particular (some might say persnickety or downright ornery) but I am finding that business class is almost a necessity. The seat and legroom room in economy is almost non-existent!! Anyway, after ST’s early family Christmas dinner on Monday, I re-packed and […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Six (C)

And there’s more? Of course…Grey Cup lasts from before Thursday through to Sunday night (and in some cases, beyond!!) Saturday was another busy day, although the appearance of rain somewhat mitigated an improvement in temperature on the positive side of freezing. It was “team walk-through” practice day. I was there at the stadium a bit […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Six (B)

Are there more positive things to be said about Grey Cup? Of course…by far… I really enjoyed this year’s Grey Cup in Ottawa. Got to Ottawa on Thursday in time to have lunch with my cousin –intended to dine at the Black Bear but when we got there both found it was closed. What transpired […]