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...
Easter Over The Generations

Easter Over The Generations

Don’t get me wrong, Halloween and Christmas are also special, but not as special as Easter. Halloween with the grandchildren is exciting and colourful with each one dressed up as their favourite character, but it can be cold, wet and dark and it doesn’t last very...
March Madness for Grandparents

March Madness for Grandparents

I generally get caught up in March Madness and watch a number of college basketball games during the tournament. This year, we have our own March madness as our twin 6 year old grandsons have come to stay with us for two weeks. Thank goodness I am married to a German...