We are fast approaching the May long weekend.
It is a holiday that celebrates Queen Victoria's birthday.
It started here in Canada approximately in 1854.
It also now officially marks the start of Summer.
Most people load up their families and friends
and off to one of the parks they go.
And yes it is great fun.
Nothing would surprise me if a storm blows in
and it rains all weekend, or possibly even snows.
Why do I say this,
Because there is a pattern.
But you never know the weather can surprise us.
This year there is an alcohol ban in all of the parks in Alberta,
which I believe is wonderful.
Some people are quite upset as it will wreck their
So we will see what happens,
I know I can not get in any trouble in my back yard.
so that is where I will be.
Have you ever met someone who lighted up a room with their smile,
Everyone would smile back and laugh and always a very jovial
atmosphere ensued. I can see his face like yesterday,
and I only remember him with a smile.
our friend Derek, his young son, and his sons best friend,
Were boating at one of our Northern Lakes,
and a storm blew in and were all taken
from us much to soon.
The funeral was attended by over a thousand people.
He would not want us to cry but to celebrate his life.
My husband had known him all his life,
and I only about ten years.
If I had anything to say to Derek,
I would tell him that I was honored to have known him,
and he would smile.
Just like he always did
I am so grateful for all I have
Play safe and be well.
Remember you never know who you will make an
everlasting impression on,
or how many lives you touch everyday.
I am sure it is way more than we can all imagine!
Have a Great Day!