The Kids

Occasionally, people tell me that they wish they could see more of our kids and our family. So here’s a more personal entry. My son is such a good big brother. He’s four now, and Julia is two. Carolanne and I really enjoyed this clip of him trying to teach his sister how to use…

Cute moment from Ben

This was Ben after we got home from Uncle Phil and Aunt Elly’s place this evening. He had dropped his puppy on the muddy ground while we were getting into the car and when we got home puppy was going to have a bath. James and I got a kick out of Ben looking into…

Fun Kid Pics

Carolanne recently sent these two pictures out to many of our family members and friends, but I thought I would also post them here for your enjoyment.

Family Update

Well, since the beginning of the year we’ve had a number of interesting family adventures.  First off, Ben seems to have decided that his new years resolution is to allow himself to be potty trained.  Since Julia was born, he has refused to sit on the potty.  Now, since the new year, he has been…

Our Newest Family Member

This Christmas, we have added (yet another) family member to our clan.  She is a couple months old, mottled grey and white and extremely soft.  Her name is ‘Paint’. Yesterday evening we told Ben that we were going to go and get him a special present for Christmas.  We drove with him into Abbotsford to…

Surgery Results

This is just a quick update to let you know the results of the surgery I recently underwent.   As far as I have been informed, the surgery did go well, though apparently the Dr. had to perform an alternate surgery due to the fact that the problems were too deep to be resolved by his…

Update on James’ Surgery

This is just a quick update regarding the surgery that I (James) will need to have.  Just to clarify in case there was some miscommunication, the infection is not life threatening or anything like that (as far as I know).  It is just painful and inconvenient and makes certain aspects of life very difficult. The…