As the weather gets cooler, some people are tempted to stay by the home fires. Others are staying close so they can finish a long, drawn out harvest. Either way, it seems to have been a quiet week in Orkney.
Wanda Moar returned from a week’s stay in Regina visiting her sister and brother-in-law, Tamara and Steve Button. She enjoyed her stay there and had a chance to see the newest member of the Berg/Button family, Leia Button, who is Tamara and Steve’s first grandchild. While there, the family went to Swift Current to introduce Leia to Tamara and Wanda’s mother, and the baby’s great grandmother, Cathy Berg. Baby Leia is Cathy Berg’s first great grandchild, so a special addition to the family.
Jens and Pat Kaack also returned from travelling, and made their way to their Orkney cabin to do some garden cleanup. They report having a relaxing time in Majorca with Jens’ brother and sister-in-law from Denmark. After that they took a tour of Croatia which they enjoyed very much.
The community would like to extend condolences to the Bergos family at the recent loss of Margaret Clem. Mrs. Clem of Kamloops, was Alex Bergos’s youngest sister and aunt to Sharon Schafer Boese and Grant Bergos. The Clems had a son, David, who is also from Kamloops, and a daughter, Deborah, who lives in Kelowna. Alex and his sister, Jean, of Edmonton, are the last of the Bergos siblings who were raised here in the Orkney district.
Harvesting has required more than the usual amount of patience this year. Here’s hoping for warmer, dryer weather so the farmers can safely finish bringing in the crop.