Vladika Varlaam’s Daily Diary

MONDAY 20 JANUARY 2020

David’s brief visit ended early this morning as his plane departure was around five o’clock and we thus said our goodbyes last night.  My afternoon caregiver arrived promptly at four o’clock and, as she walked in, she roared aloud, “Good afternoon.”  It turned out that she was the girlfriend of Cliff our neighbour who died […]

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WEDNESDAY 15 JANUARY 2020

What a pity it is that I cannot report anything more interesting than snow, more snow and  freezing rain.  We keep hoping that British Columbia’s  famous unpredictable winter weather will suddenly change.  You can see how some of  early blooming shrubs can scarcely wait to  have their colourful buds open up.  Meanwhile, I have not […]

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FRIDAY 10 JANUARY 2020

It finally happened—it snowed during the night and throughout most of the day, something that should have occurred weeks ago.  Now we shall be grumbling about the snowfalls and when spring will arrive.  Father John and Matushka Anna Bingham of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan dropped in, much to our delight and we had so much to […]

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