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Riding Pillion

And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another. Hebrews 10:25 (NLT)

306447_10150460626375149_913943540_nI have learned about being in a church family by riding pillion.

Riding pillion is a term used for the passenger on a motorcycle. Time on the back of our Yamaha Venture is a joy – the roar of the engine beneath me, the sun warming my snug leathers, the scent of skunk as we join the wind blowing down the road. Continue reading


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Celebrating Weston

There are few things in this world that compare to the joy of being a grandmother. Though we live two provinces away so I don’t get much “gamma” time, I am thankful to live in an age of technology when I can see recent pictures and real-time video, and hear my grandson’s adorable voice.

The day before I became a grandma, I had a surgical procedure to remove cancer from my breast. Part of the procedure included needles of blue dye to locate lymph nodes. The dye eventually makes its way out of the body through urination.

20130313The next morning Weston was born, and I was recovering at home. I had just returned to bed from the washroom when my son phoned to tell us “It’s a boy!”

Now, it was probably the drugs talking, but I think my response was “Yahoo! I’m celebrating by peeing blue!”

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Today Weston is three years old.

Happy birthday, precious boy. We love you.