April 4, 2020 - E-Home The Bos Lady is working this weekend at the assisted living senior's facility where she's worked for the past 18 years. She normally works in Administration there, Monday to Friday. But, as you well know, these are anything but normal times. Today she's working hard, trucking up and down the... Continue Reading →
Recently, the Bos Lady and I visited the birthplace of our parents and grandparents: The Netherlands, colloquially known as Holland. So much to see in the Land of the Orange. Hope you enjoy the photos here.
After visiting my brother and his wife in Abbotsford, BC, the Bos Lady and I continued our late-summer mini vacation in Washington state. We toured the Boeing manufacturing facility in Everett, WA -- an amazing experience -- and then we headed 30 minutes further south to Seattle, home of the Seahawks and Mariners. Seattle boasts... Continue Reading →
In June 2019. the Bos Lady and I spent almost a week in the Banff - Canmore area of Alberta. A great place to relax and enjoy creation.
As I write this, my computer's taskbar displays today's date: 11/23/18. I remember with fondness that two years ago on November 21, we celebrated a milestone at Chez Bos: my lovely wife Maria, also known as the Bos Lady, turned 50 – a momentous occasion to be sure. Now here we are in 2018, and... Continue Reading →
Memories of a dozen days in Nashville, TN: July 29 - August 9, 2018... Standing in the shadow of Nissan Stadium and looking across the Cumberland River at the Nashville skyline. In planning our holiday in Nashville, we saw so many pictures of the skyline, and now we were here seeing the real thing! Experiencing... Continue Reading →
I'll admit it, I have faults. Many of them; scores of 'em, likely. Idiosyncrasies and oddities, too. I have one in particular that I'd always assumed everyone had: the desire -- no, the necessity -- that everything a person moved had to be returned to the exact place and position it had owned prior to... Continue Reading →
The saying goes: nothing good happens after 1 a.m. Well, nothing really happens at all after 1 a.m. at Edmonton International Airport, where arrived for the first leg of our great adventure: the 1 a.m. flight from Edmonton to the Centre of the Universe, aka Toronto, We strolled to and fro through a largely deserted... Continue Reading →
An update on a post I wrote back in 2011 about the original Walterdale Bridge. At that time, River City council approved a budget of $132 million to build a new, iconic Walterdale Bridge to replace the 1913 original that had come to the end of its lifespan. The new three-lane arch bridge was to... Continue Reading →