George and Lil Gobert ran the Riverbend Dairy Farm in South St. Vital while raising four children. The cows were sold off in 1975 and they continued to farm grain on the land until 2008. Tours of the farm were given to students for many years. George passed away in 2012 and then in 2021,... Continue Reading →
Let’s face it, 2020 sucked for most of us. Our families experienced loss, pain and disparity. There were changes, so many changes. We saw lineups for groceries for the first time and restrictions on travel. Normals we never saw coming, like remote learning for children, face masks and hand sanitizing before shopping. We were isolated... Continue Reading →
For three days, maybe more, I have woken with this story/ poem. I’m not sure what it’s supposed to be. Time and life seemed to prevent me from starting it or maybe the story just wasn’t ready to be told.
I'm always amazed at the way life directs us. October 9th 1981, I was at home on a Friday night which was not something that happened very often. The phone rang, it was Lisa calling for one of my brothers, for her friend. My luck, I was home alone that night. Lisa and I started... Continue Reading →
We have been blessed with two amazing children. Our son now twenty, we adopted and he came to us when he was three days old. Our daughter we gave birth to four and a half years later, she will be sixteen this year. We couldn’t be happier with how things have worked out for us... Continue Reading →