2017 was one of great joy & great sadness.
I rode off into married bliss with the love of my life! 💕
And a week later we lost a great man - Richard (my coach for the majority of my biathlon career.) Raising a glass to you Richard, live your life to its fullest and “go for it” (the latter said in the accent ‘we’ know so well). Best wishes to all in the New Year. May you spend your days outside, explore new things and go for dreams you always wanted to try...
Birthday celebration @ the Moose Cottage yesterday for my Grandma’s 90th!
The Moose Cottage is a small tea room in the Red Deer hospital for patients run by volunteers. My Grandma volunteered there for many years on Tuesdays and as a teen, I joined her for 2 of those years serving tea and playing a few tunes on my flute.
Old age can be real hard to accept even if it is enviable. Accepting the circle of life is one thing. Accepting the deteriorating mind and change in ones personality through dementia and Alzheimer’s is the difficult part. Lots of us say we would rather take a long walk before we get to that point. But when do you know when to take that walk......