2006 christmas letter

(Our lovely lasses, Christmas 2006) December 2006 Merry Christmas All! Here we are at the end of another year. For us it has been a good year and I hope it has been the same for you. Thankfully, we are all in good health and all our needs are met. That puts us in the top 20% of the planet’s occupants. I’m thankful that we have warm beds, clothes, plenty of food, and medical care when needed. I’m thankful for the freedom we enjoy, the good job Gordon has, good friends and family. I’m thankful for this season with the hope, joy, and peace it represents; for the Savior who left His home to come and live among us and make provisions for us to someday live with Him. And I’m thankful for the wonderful people I share this house with. Gordon is still an Inspector with Edmonton Transit. This... Read more →

goals for 2006

My goals for 2006 are slightly mundane. I wish there was something glamorous, but there isn't. Even our family holidays will be camping close to Edmonton. Nothing that I know of this year will be extraordinary. - Complete the bathroom renovations. We didn't know how big this job was when we started. It seems to keep growing. - Replace the basement windows, the eaves troughs, faccia, and soffit. - Along with Hannah and the dogs, take a dog obedience course. - Enroll Rachael in a babysitting course. She has to learn first aid and go to class on five Saturdays. It requires commitment from the parent and the student. Rachael will be a GREAT babysitter. - Pay off a line-of-credit I got last year. - Commit to a date and place for a holiday (3 day?) with my sisters Diane and Stacie for 2007. - Get Stephanie's furniture to her.... Read more →