Boo Shoo everyone. I set the alarm for 7:30 this morning and it's a good thing. It looked like 5:30 it was so dark. The sun doesn't come up until about 9 am at this time of year. After breakfast Brian made some calls and we began planning the week. Chief Peter Moonias is out right … Continue reading Monday At The Northern Store
My Gram Weston, my mother's mother passed away today. She has not been well physically for some time and has had dementia / Alzeimer's for a number of years. I have experienced in her what many have seen happen to their loved ones with Alzeimer's. You lose them mentally long before you lose them physically. … Continue reading Mary, My Queen of Scotts
5:01 pm Sunset above Northern Ontario. This was taken tonight from the window of a Pilatus single engine, 9 passenger plane. We were travelling at 21, 000 feet when this picture was taken. How do I know? Because I can read it off the dashboard!!! Flying NAC was very exciting. Their motto is "People are our … Continue reading Welcome to Neskantaga
8: 17 am Today I fly from Pearson up to Neskantaga (via Thunder Bay). Many thanks to Dwayne for driving me to the airport. How many people do you think are at Pearson Airport on a Sunday morning? Not many I can tell you that. I am sure there are more staff here than passengers. … Continue reading Departure Day!
Two days left to go! I have some last minute arrangements to make in order to be ready to travel to Neskantaga this Sunday. Our church sent 83 Christmas and Birthday gifts up a week ago Wednesday weighing in at 130 kg (280 lbs) and they arrived in less than a week! Everything appears ready to be given out during … Continue reading A "One Man" Mission Trip
It is now official... air is no longer free in the town where I live! I used to have a gas station in town where I would fill up the tires on my car if they ever got soft. I knew there were those annoying 'charity' air filling pumps but I was of the opinion, 'You … Continue reading Highway Robbery!