20 Years From Now...

"20 YEARS FROM NOW," Mark Twain said, “you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than the ones you did.”THIS online journal is dedicated to our next 20 years!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

I Like My Mornings CRISP

The mercury dropped overnight and wham, just like that, ice appeared on Trout Lake.

One of the good things that accompanied the freezing -12 Celsius temperature is the sunshine. Lots of it. After the past few dull days, it felt wonderful to soak in some warm rays. 

After breakfast John headed out to shovel the snow from the balcony, and Keegan tagged along just to make sure he did it correctly.

He's a fairly strict taskmaster...

Still, he has a heart of gold. He gave us two more tickets for the Capital Centre. Last night we attended Haleyfest. Named in honour of Art Haley who was Chairman of the North Bay Santa Fund for more than 40 years, the concert is an opportunity for local choirs to share their enthusiasm for the Christmas season. 

Seven elementary school choirs performed and while most began with a traditional holiday song, they included a few new ones we'd never heard like "Grandpa's Gonna Sue the Pants offa Santa" and "Santa Wear Your Shorts"! It was a fun evening, and the final choir capped off the night with "We Need A Little Christmas". Amen! Thanks again, Keegan. 

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  1. What a super dog!!! Soon you'll be skating on that lake!!?

    1. Not me...John maybe, but definitely not me!

  2. So glad that John didn't shovel up Keegan too, he blends in with the snow so well! Sounds like you are enjoying yourselves in North Bay.


    1. He does, Ruth. I have a feeling you'd love the little guy! We're really enjoying your visit to Namibia, although the scorpions don't impress me much!