We are all agreed.  Monsoon season is not the time of year to book yourself into an island resort in the South China Sea to do a little snorkeling!   Having said that, if you have to experience the monsoons, there can be no better place to be than at an island resort!  The past few days has been very […]

Yesterday was spent attending First Baptist Church with Pam and Steve, shopping for a few provisions and returning home to prepare for our getaway to Pulau Redang, an island off the east coast of Malaysia, where we were hoping to do some snorkelling.  Pam brought out some gear they had purchased for us and Al […]

It has been more than two years since my husband, Al, retired from a career spanning forty years.  For over half of his working years, he spent a great deal of time on the road or in the air.  Since he is a “get it done” kind of guy, he would often fly overnight to his destination, shower and […]

In approximately two hours, I will be aboard Air France Flight 4031 enroute to Paris and four hours later, on to West Africa.  I  am travelling with my friend, Colleen Shoemaker, and her boss, Ray Alary, both of whom work for Trans World Radio (TWR Canada), an organization that provides life changing media world-wide.   We will […]

As I write this post, I am on a plane to New York, where I hope to surprise my sister for her 60th birthday.  Cheryl is my older sister by 27 months, the eldest in a family of four girls, #1 as Dad sometimes calls her, making me #2!  She was my first roommate, having shared […]

The biblical image of God as my Shepherd has been a favourite of mine for a long time and on a recent trip to New Zealand, where sheep abound, I was reminded of this truth once again.  Here is Psalm 23 depicted from the lens of our camera. The LORD is my Shepherd; I shall not want. He […]

On a particularly cloudy and rainy day during our recent vacation in New Zealand, when the beauty of the countryside was somewhat obscured, Al and I began to take note of the number and variety of signs that are posted along the roadways – some very different from what we are used to seeing here at home and some […]