Tag Archives: 20 Waldeck Line Road

Love Me Pets Taking Shape but Oh So Sloooow-ly

Have your days been full and busy, but few of your goals actually seem to have been accomplished? That kind of describes 2015 for me. We were busy. We slept maybe six hours a night (if we were lucky) and worked away the rest of the time. Spring was slow in coming. The winter (of 2014-2015) with its record snowfalls encroached on spring more than usual.  Everything seemed to be late:  that welcome spring thaw, the warm dry air, the end of the mud.  The mud especially needed…

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Mom Comes to Stay (What’s Buying One More House?)

My mother, Betty Isabel (nee Miller), was the main reason I ended up moving to Canada.  She was born in Brockville, Ontario, in the early 20s. She met my father, an American from Indiana, during World War II. Brockville, a city of approximately 20,000 situated on the St. Lawrence River, was home at that time to an officer’s training camp. My father was keen to join the war effort and couldn’t wait for his own country to get involved so came up to Canada to enlist with the Canadian-British…

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