Morrin Community Calendar
Hey there... I am back on the job! Happy summer to all and, time to get the writing juices flowing again, been awhile! Our family just returned home to Morrin from a 5 week motor homeroad trip-of-a-lifetime... all the way to Washington, D.C. and back, what an adventure! We have never been gone on vacation that long ever! We stayed at some really beautiful KOA campgrounds throughout the states... Billings, Montana on the Yellowstone River, and Uniontown, Pennsylvania on the Youghiogheny River (pronounced yuckahaynee) were our two favorites! Met some nice people, had great visits with old friends in Maryland and St. Louis, bought some books at a 5-storey Barnes & Noble in Baltimore, ate some yummy food, watched a bunch of good movies, saw some pretty country and impressive thunderstorms and a lot of other really neat stuff all along the way... a highlight was sitting on the steps of Capitol Hill in D.C. at dusk one evening, marveling at the amazing architecture of the legislature buildings and grounds as the glorious sun set, casting a soft, amber hue... what a sight to behold! As we turned from the Nation’s Capitol District of Columbia to make our trek home, we hit a few disheartening bumps... had to replace the rooftop A/C in Terre Haute, Indiana and some tires in Fort Collins, Colorado and received fantastic service both times to get us back on the road. All in all, God is good and so faithful to bring us through such an amazing trip! His mercies are new every morning. He reminded us to keep having fun and being grateful that the important things in life are not things. It is having health and strength and getting to spend all day, every day together for so many days, knowing we are blessed, loved, forgiven, watched over, cared and provided for, and, guided by the Master.
Anyway, so fun to go away and always so, so nice to come home, rested, sunned-up, and safe and sound with a heart full of wonderful unforgettable family summer memories. We truly enjoyed travelling through the USA again this summer, but it sure felt good to cross the border at Sweet Grass, Alberta back into Canada on Sunday afternoon! And of all the pretty places we saw on our journey, driving back down the hill into the Drumheller Valley and seeing the beauty of the badlands was a sight for sore eyes... really nice to be home!
And, I am a little bit out of the loop as far as local news goes... I did have one email from Diana Wolf with a tidbit of info. The Morrin and District History Book Committee wished to announce the winners of the “totes of cheer” raffle. The draw was made back on June 30 with Wanda Hampton, Shirley Bremer and county staff present and so congrats go out to Doug Stanger from Drumheller and Steve and Karla Neilsen from Delia as they were the lucky ones chosen. And the committee reports they may carry on with their work with the money made from the ticket sales and thanks to all who contributed.
So, hopefully in the next few days I can pick up some more news for next week... for now it is good to be home... time now to, unpack, clean up, wash clothes, pull weeds, and get things back in order... cheers!