As I was glancing at our local paper yesterday morning I stopped when I came upon the "Card of Thanks" section. There was a photo of a man I knew. His name was Scott and he worked at a grocery store I have shopped at for 20+ years. He had passed away in late November and the family were thanking everyone for attending his celebration of life. Somehow I had missed his obituary notice. I by no means knew him very well but he always said hello and we would chat for a minute or two each time we saw each other in the grocery store. Scott was the same age as me. So sad.
On a lighter note (well, maybe) a trip to "Service Ontario" was necessary yesterday morning. Anyone that lives here in Ontario will know what a thrill that is! Anyway, my health card and driver's licence are expiring shortly so off we went. I was going to go by myself but Chuck offered to come along and keep me company as the wait in the line can be rather long.
Mistake! We finally got up to the wicket and I handed over all the paperwork. I read everything before we left and it specifically said "No photo required" so I didn't bring in a comb to fix my hair before taking the photo. Oh course a photo was required!
AAARRRRGGGG! You also can not wear your glasses for the photo. Anything beyond four feet in front of me is a blur. Two have to be taken so I am standing there waiting for her to take the photo. Off to the side Chuck is making funny faces at me making me laugh. She snapped the two pretty quickly. I can only imagine what they look like. I will post the photos when I receive them.
Work continues on the garage at a great pace. The walls are just about done being taped and mudded. I ply Dan with homemade cookies which he seems to enjoy!
I thought I would share another vintage photo with you. This was taken in my parent's living room in the mid eighties. I think those headphones are back in style again. The kitty is our first cat Linus. He came everywhere with us not minding travelling in the car at all. It was a three hour drive from our house in Trenton to my parent's. We usually came for a visit once a month.
Hope you are having a good weekend.