The capacity to give

The capacity to give

This month I’d like to pay tribute to my friend Edith, who recently passed away after developing Alzheimer’s many years ago. She’s been a long time family friend, and will be dearly missed. As long-time readers will recall, I grew up in a small town...
Bubbles, tulips and history

Bubbles, tulips and history

I don’t know about you, but when I was around 6 years old, there was simply no greater joy in life than blowing bubbles. My birthday is in the heat of the summer, and inevitably, someone would give me a bubble wand and solution, and my life was complete. To this day,...
What will we do?

What will we do?

As long time readers know, I’m delighted every so often to hand over the blog reigns to my wonderful colleague Sarah Morkin, our Operations Director. Sarah’s shared some of the wisdom she’s learned from her family over the years. As you will read below, sometimes...