Christmas and New Year message from the McKnight family. December 2003.
I have to admit it, I am now officially
old. My old faithful driving licence, which I had had for years, has
been surrendered for a new one that lasts only three years. Why? Because
it has been the big “O” for me, 70 years old, (and looking every day
of it, according to my passport photo!). I had planned to have
a quiet birthday, Kate and I having arranged to be on vacation at that
time on the
This was our third trip to
The women in my life.
Ric, by the way, is a semi-professional photographer. I think his style is significantly better than mine
My photo of Cora, receiving a little help from father Ric.
|Cora, by her father|
We intend yet another visit to the
We have had a remarkable summer in the
Kate and I continue to spend much of
our time with the Church, and I still have 15 months to go as the District
Secretary and Director of the Provincial Trust. (The
last being mainly concerned with maintenance of old buildings).
Recently, I shared the task of entertaining some visiting church ministers
When I was young in the late 1940s,
and we had what were called “pen-pals” from another country, we were
under instruction from our elders never to discuss religion, and The
War! So, now in 2003, I will not discuss Religion and the War in
Kate and I wish you the very best for the coming year.
Jim & Kate McKnight, December 2003