Two Forces of Nature

Two Forces of Nature

Hurricane Dorian’s destructive force has completely devastated the Bahamas, in particular the 2 islands that bore the brunt of her fury.  It will be many years before these 2 islands come back to where they were prior to the storm. The numbers are staggering. In...
Lord, Grant Me 20 More Years

Lord, Grant Me 20 More Years

My mother was 19 years old when she was married while my father was 5 years older, both very young by today’s standards but not unusual for their generation. Dad was a Lieutenant Commander at the time doing North Atlantic convoy duty from Halifax to Londonderry and...
Happy Birthday Dad

Happy Birthday Dad

Our Dad, Timothy Hubbard Dunn, known affectionately as T.H., would have turned 100 on August 26th. Sadly, he did not make it, but he gave it a good try, passing away at 89. We were very lucky to have had him with us for so long. Today, he would be proud to know that...
I Am Married to a B.I.T.C.H

I Am Married to a B.I.T.C.H

As we approach our 50th wedding anniversary, I began reflecting on all those years with my wife Christa. We met through a mutual friend in Montreal and the best part was that she lived just up the street, perhaps 100 yards from where I was ensconced in my parent’s...
Road Trip With the Girls

Road Trip With the Girls

I know it sounds like a lot of fun and it is, but the girls happen to be two female dogs. One a Newfoundlander weighing in at 140 pounds (the reason for the road trip as no plane will take her) and a “potcake” (mixed breed) who is her constant companion, but tiny in...
Be Prepared

Be Prepared

My main focus today, as it has been for some time, has been on my children and grandchildren, preparing them as best I can for their financial futures. I try to impress upon them that investing does not need to be complicated. In fact simplicity is the key along with...