Category Archives: Travel

A Ride to Remember

Yesterday, Becky and I did something for the first time; we went on a fun ride with a Harley Davidson group.  Becky was supposed to go in a side car with her Dad, but the weather was cold and wet, … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year

Believe it or not, Becky and I are at opposite ends of the continent. She is spending the holidays in Arizona with her Dad. I am in the north east in Newfoundland. I have two weeks vacation from bus driving … Continue reading

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Calming Effects of Nature

Becky’s been home for two weeks and I already feel like she never went away. I run through every day, I’m tired, but then I can’t sleep. Yep, back to normal. There are some Becky developments, but I’ll know more … Continue reading

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The Camp Diaries

I picked Becky up from camp this morning. Once home, it took me an hour to get her clean! We had a little lunch, a cup of tea, and then had time to look at her photos. Wow! I asked … Continue reading

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A Walk in Toronto

As you know, Becky has been away at camp allowing me a little free time. Quite a bit of it has been spent on rather mundane things like garage, lift repair, and the vets, but I did manage a couple … Continue reading

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Freedom

I was sitting out on the deck last night, reading a book, enjoying a moment of quiet, when I realized that this time next week I will be alone. I drive Becky to camp on Sunday where she will stay … Continue reading

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Spring At Last

I just checked in on the blog, and was stunned to see so many people still reading it, so I thought the least I could do is write something. The last post in October had me longing for a rest, … Continue reading

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Closing Down

I’ve been thinking about this for a while.  Our lives have changed and the purpose of the blog has gone.  Who knows when or if Becky will attempt independent living again.  Every story needs an end, and I think this … Continue reading

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McDougall Cottage

I spent the afternoon in Cambridge, Ontario at McDougall Cottage. I have rejoined the long sword dancers and went today to celebrate May Day. A bit late, I know, but there was another function last weekend and the dancers couldn’t … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

For many of us, today is Shrove Tuesday, but in New Orleans, it’s Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday. Becky and I have had the good fortune to visit this beautiful city twice. New Orleans is not the most wheelchair accessible, … Continue reading

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