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Ken Has Surgery|
I had surgery at
the Foothills Hospital on Friday, October 24 to remove a pituitary
tumour. Every thing went well.
After a five-day stay in
the hospital, I went home to recover.
weeks of tender loving care from Kathryn has got me back to normal
although I sure miss the pampering. My sick leave ran out on
November 24th and I am officially retired.
August 4, 2003: The Carlsons|
I connected with Chris Carlson while doing research on my family history.
Chris's husband Bob is my first cousin once removed (his dad Gordon is
my first cousin).
some recent photos Chris has sent me.
August 25, 2003:
Photos From Dale Lansberry|
Brenda, Chauncey, Tye
and Dale at Tye's grade 12 grad
and his grad date
grandson Keegan playing soccer. He is wearing Glad bowl
covers on his feet because of dog doo-doo.
August 4, 2003: The Latest Photos of My Grandnieces
Madison and Olivia|
July 22, 2003: Our Summer Vacation|
This summer Kathryn and I
took a trip to the Maritimes. It was an incredible three week
journey. Make sure you read the rest of the story.
June 30, 2003: Yahoo! My Last
Day of Teaching
It's finally here - my last day of teaching after 31 years.
Although I won't officially be retired until October, the school board
has granted me sick leave beginning August 27th so I won't have to go
back to work next fall. Teaching has been fun, but I've only
been retired for half a day and I already like it.
June 15, 2003: Fathers Day with Miss Avery
The Godfather got to spend Father's Day with Miss Avery.
There were lots of fathers there: dad Jeff, Grandpa Bing and Grandpa
June 15, 2003:
Kenny Makes the Calgary Herald (Again)|
Calgary Herald ran a special feature on high school graduations in
Calgary. Every year I get my photo taken with my graduating
basketball players at the grad banquet. We did our serious pose
first and then, while we were doing a gag pose, the Herald
photographer came along and asked if she could take a picture.
The photo was included in the special addition.
photos do not scan very well so I have also included the digital copy
that they sent me. If this keeps up, I'm going to need a press
June 18, 2003: Kelly Carson's Birthday|
I forget little Kelly's birthday on the front page birthday list
so he gets a special mention here. He is 40 again for the
second time on Friday, June 20th. Happy Birthday Kelly.
11, 2003: A Death in the Family|
a very sad note, cousin Jim Runquist passed away after a month long
illness. Jim would have been 62 in July. There will not
be a funeral at Jim's request but there will be a memorial service
on June 27 at 3:00 pm.
June 7, 2003:
Kenny Gets a New Barbee|
After 10 years and a lot of pork chops, we finally splurged on a new
The photo at right is the first chop on the new BBQ
Jan 9, 2003: Bingo
and Corrine surprised Bing by inviting all the family over for a BBQ
(in January in tropical Calgary). Here are some photos.
"Grampa, that sign "Hey, any of
has a bad word" at the
bar want to buy
a couple of babes a
That was a
tough The Family
Feb 3, 2003: Can
You Guess the Twin?|
Is it Madison or is it