My grandfather turned 90 this week. We’ve been pretty lucky to have spent my whole life, and half his life together. As I reflect, here are some things he taught me about my life, and things I have observed about how he lived his.
Posts tagged grumps
Where To Find U-Pick Orchards In The Okanagan
It’s easy to find U-Pick Orchards in the Okanagan. Peaches, pears, cherries, plums, apricots, nectarines, apples, are all on trees by the highway. Just keep your eyes out for a sign.
A Train Ride On The Alberta Prairie Railway Through The Badlands
I took the boys for a ride on the Alberta Prairie Railway from Stettler to Big Valley. It reminded me of old train rides with my Grumps, except back in the day, our trains didn’t get robbed.
Lest We Forget We All Have A Connection To War
We all have a connection to war. Lest we forget it happened more than 70 years ago, go back on your tree and you’ll find family that didnt come back.
Lest We Forget
This post was originally published at DadCAMP on November 11, 2009. Today is Remembrance Day. Canadians are reminded of the impact of the day each time we spend $10. The poem, In Flanders Fields, is…