A VISIT TO “THE ROCK” – Remote, Beautiful Newfoundland

  A visit to Newfoundland was on our bucket list for some time and in September 2017, a family wedding in Halifax was all the incentive we needed to travel to the Maritimes and then on to Newfoundland, affectionately known as “the Rock.”  We enticed another couple, Victoria friends Heather Lund and Alan Breakspear, to join us.  Heather loves travel planning so she mapped our route over two weeks and pre-arranged all of our B&B accommodation.  Heather’s keen planning skills…

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Warning: Not “Suitable”

Dear Bathing Suit: As the summer of 2017 quickly approaches, the painful truth is that our relationship is over.  Until now, I never realized that the acronym for “bathing suit” is B.S.  Now, as one of those baby boomers past sixty, I get it.  I panic at the thought of swimming in front of others in anything but cut-offs and an old T-Shirt.  You see, I lose on two counts when it comes to swim wear — Reuben has been…

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