Starting afresh

New to Canada in March 1996, we were unsure of just about everything.  Among others, two very special couples helped to familiarize us with life in this country.  These four wonderful souls made us feel welcome here.  Suspending pre-judgment and accepting us for who we were, they patiently offered advise and guidance every step of …

Merry Christmas

My earliest memories of celebrating Christmas are from when I was 6 or 7 years old.  We were in a small town called Naya Nangal in the Punjab, where my father worked for the (then) Fertilizer Corporation of India (which subsequently became National Fertilizer Ltd.)  It was a mini-township with a population of perhaps over …