Sep 22, 2004: A
New Retaining Wall|
retaining wall on my property had a slight crack in it when I bought my
hose over 25 years ago. Over the years, the crack worsened and the
wall started to lean. The City of Calgary finally forced me to
replace it. It took nearly two months but it is finally done.
2004: My Hot Air Balloon
When I retired
after 31 years of teaching, my immediate family gave me a hot air balloon
ride as a retirement gift. It was an awesome ride and I got some
Aug 12, 2004: Miss Avery Does Calaway Park|
Kathryn and I took Avery to
Calaway Park for the Day. She was so well behaved even when we
had to wait in line for many of the rides.
22, 2004: Miss Avery Turns Two|
My goddaughter Avery Grace
turned two today. I have started taking a picture of her in my
arms every year on her birthday. I don't know what I'll do when
she is 18 - and I'm 71. I will have some new photos of her soon.
July 10, 2004: Stampede Breakfast|
I attended Miss Avery's
Stampede breakfast today - okay her mom and dad helped a little bit.
July 10, 2004: Day at the Stampede|
Kathryn was on a shopping
trip to Seattle with friends, so I jumped on a bus (just in case I had
one too many beers) and went down to the Stampede. I ran into my
niece Tara and her friend Brian at the rodeo and we ducked into
Nashville North beer tent to get out of the sudden rain shower.
Although I haven't been drinking much lately, I found out I can still
put back the odd Budweiser (and most of the even ones).
3, 2004: Hail in July|
Our house was hit with a
big hail storm on July 3. Although the hailstones were not very
large, there was a tremendous amount
of rain which formed a river on my front sidewalk .
2004: Aunt Lil's 75th Birthday Party|
Many relatives gathered in
Moose Jaw on the May long weekend to celebrate Auntie Lil's 75th
April 3, 2004: Kathryn and Ken's Excellent
Kathryn and I went to
Mazatlan for Spring Break this year.