Round Two

Well, it was my turn. I can’t say for certain that it was from the church retreat, but it probably wasn’t surprising. Although I and the kids spent much of my daytime hours outdoors enjoying the water and nature, we interacted very closely with many […]

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It’s complicated

“Were you close?” That’s a question that I’ve been asked a number of times lately about my 公公, my maternal grandfather; one that is a challenge to answer. I reflect upon my relationship with my maternal grandparents and well, the easiest response would be, “it’s […]

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It was inevitable

After two years of uncertainty and avoidance, a number of close calls, and knowing at least one household succumbing to COVID at least once a week since the lifting of mask mandates, it was just a matter of time. When the government lifted the mask […]

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A short, learning experience

In my entire career thus far, the paid jobs that I’ve found meaningful work at, I hadn’t actively sought out. Those really had ended in the best way possible at that time. I sincerely believe that God had placed me in those opportunities at the […]

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[Dream] Time travel

My extended family were outside having a meal around a long picnic table on someone’s newly purchased property. One of us looked up to see a woman swinging high on a tree at the neighbour’s house. The chatter quieted down, as we had heard rumors […]

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