Evergreen Place By Helen Martens
Hey once more, all Empire-Advance readers. It is good to attach with you once more. I hope you might be surviving
these scorching summer time days nicely.
Let me make some feedback about summer time warmth. The deadliest warmth wave in Canadian historical past was in Manitoba, July 5 – 17, 1936, with temperatures exceeding 44C. In Manitoba and Ontario 1,180 Canadians misplaced their lives throughout this time; 400 of those deaths had been drowning whereas in search of refuge from the warmth. A climatologist confirms Manitoba has one of the best summer time in Canada.
Now to Evergreen.
Sherald Joynt spent Saturday, Aug. 22 at Val Smith’s in Elkhorn for supper, celebrating three birthday events. She additionally was a visitor at Rae Brook’s and Chris’s on Sunday, Aug. 23, for supper.
Our August birthdays are Dale Hill and Mike Campbell.
We welcome one other couple to the Evergreen household. Michael and Jennifer Wile got here to us from Brandon, however had been previously from British Columbia. Jennifer and Michael, you selected a superb place on your new residence and we would like you to really feel part of us right here.
We now have a queen dwelling at Evergreen. Sure, we do! We’re happy with Joyce Braybrook, a resident of two years, who’s the Manitoba TOPS Queen of 2019. It takes motivation to obtain this title, and you probably did it, Joyce. Congratulations!
When you get firm whom you have not seen in a very long time, the Lions Campground is the place to entertain. I had such firm on Sunday, Aug. 23. Dr. Gail Penner introduced my pal Rose Marie for a go to and what a time we had reminiscing. Rose and I, had been inseparable since Grade 2, however our vocations took us far aside. The explanation, Rose taught faculty for many years and married a instructor whereas I taught solely a short time and married a heavy gear operator. Gail was a analysis physician in Cincinnati however we at all times stored in contact, even when it was via hours on the cellphone at night time, when she had time. Now she is a retired physician again in Manitoba, into pictures, ceramics and creating jewelry. What a change. (This was one other quick plug for Virden Lions Campground.)
Thankyou Irma MacDougall for the beautiful bouquet of colourful gladiolas you handled us with. I had the pleasure of visiting her farm on Monday, Aug 24, by invitation, to see how Hügelkultur (raised backyard beds that cut back or remove the necessity for irrigation and fertilizer) is finished, and to see her quite a few vegetable and flower gardens. As an surprising bonus we picked half a pail of chokecherries proper there.
No bears to outrun, simply peaceable, enjoyable selecting with a pal.
Quote for the Day:
“Might you at all times have: Like to share, Money to spare, Tires with air, And associates who care.” – Trudy Hicks
Princess Lodge By Bernice Graham
After a brief reprieve of doing “usually nicely” with the pandemic right here, we’re going backward and now need to put on masks for a minimum of two weeks, and naturally this may be tough particularly if an individual has a listening to support plus glasses. And for many who don’t need to be alone and don’t journey anyplace. Nonetheless, on the opposite aspect of the coin, we are able to now schedule (or re-schedule) all these duties that had been placed on maintain eternally (or so it appeared).
Final Wednesday Ray Everett of Brandon visited with Donna Everett and Ethel Bowles and had supper at Hen Chef.
Tim and Heather and household visited with the Grahams on Sunday and introduced a few of their tremendous candy corn, which was a deal with, because the raccoons acquired into ours first!