I am Aladdin’s Mom.

I am Aladdin’s Mom.

Dear Family of St John’s When I first learnt how to write my name it seems that I had a bit of a problem in comprehending that I was one person. I blame my parents. You see, they gave me a really long name! Claire-Anne Mary Charlton-Perkins. I would write my name as...
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

The first world war ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, in 1918. The first day of remembrance took place one year later, on November 11, 1919. After World War II, it was renamed Remembrance Day to include everyone who had died in both...
The Reality of Faith

The Reality of Faith

When I was in High School, I often spent the week at my grandparent’s house. This was insisted upon by my grandfather because their home was in close proximity to my school. Now, my late granddad would have had me believe that it was because of their close proximity...
Room at the Table

Room at the Table

Room at the Table Dear Family of St John’sMy sister and I are responsible for Christmas table décor each year.  We love it! We start talking about colour schemes and design ideas as early as August.  Okay, sometimes a little earlier. Sometimes it’s on Christmas Day...
The Greatest Book

The Greatest Book

The Greatest Book Dear Family of St John’sMy husband thinks I have another problem… once again, we have different views on the situation.  He thinks I have too many books.  Can you ever have too many books? I don’t think so.  Being an IT guy, he tells me that anything...
Scissors and Glue

Scissors and Glue

Scissors and Glue Dear Family of St John’sMy husband thinks I have a problem.  Well, he thinks I have many problems, but the one I’m referring to today is my collection of craft related items.  He’s not as flattering in his description of my collection as I think he...