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Game Night

March 6th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

  March 6, 2017 - Television is an isolating time waster. We plant ourselves in a comfortable seat, all face the same direction, and watch intently. We break the spell only briefly every twenty minutes or so (less if we are streaming video or watching prerecorded shows) for a snack, a bathroom visit, or to [...]

Radio Signals

February 13th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

February 13th, 2017 - My Mom's old transistor radio; it still works well, and it reminds me of how she would travel to Vancouver on the bus to visit us, headphones on, listening to CBC Radio all the way to the Coast. I think it belonged to her father, my Grandpa; she always referred to [...]

Dancing Man (296/365)

October 23rd, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

October 23, 2015 - Another treasured memory unearthed from a box of Granny & Grandad's things. When I was a little girl we would visit Granny & Grandad almost every summer, and often at Christmas, Thanksgiving, and/or Easter. One of my oldest memories from the old farm house was of family gatherings around the stone [...]

Time Capsule (291/365)

October 18th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

October 18, 2015 - We found some time today to get rid of some more things from the storage locker and look for my Mom's photo albums, which had been put away....somewhere. During the hunt, I opened a bankers box of items left with me by one of my Uncles. At the bottom of the [...]

Wayne Robert Ackerman (12/26/1938 – 10/01/2015)

October 9th, 2015|Just Thinking|

Wayne Robert Ackerman passed away peacefully on October 1, 2015. Wayne was born to Elizabeth Helen Cumming and Robert Edward Ackerman on December 26, 1938 in Rorketon, MB. In 1946 the family moved to Canoe, BC, where Dad and his two surviving brothers, Rae and Ted, grew up and had many adventures on the small [...]