Dad

l to r.  Unknown little girl, my Mother, my oldest sister “Lucy” on my paternal Grandmother’s lap, my Father The last time I was with my Dad, I was 5 months old.  Since I’ve seen photos of him, I knew he existed. When my family immigrated to Canada 56 years ago, he stayed in China…

Amber, The Happy Camper

A recent camping trip made me revisit a memory which occurred in the year 1983. We had gone to Waskesui Lake for the annual family camping trip.  We acquired a campsite right next to the washroom facilities for a possible Amber bathroom emergency.  Amber, at the age of 3, was fully toilet trained but my…