In April 2002 I was told that as many of Foss' family as
possible were coming for a reunion in combination with Foss' 65th
birthday... whoooie, I had no idea there were so many, or that we could have
so much fun! Foss and I had been away at our stockdog trials and
arrived home a few days after the rest of the gang arrived at our farm in
Snooseville...many of them didn't believe there was such a place but we
proved them wrong by showing them the sign...."Snooseville" it reads and
Population - 5
Below are just a few of the many photos taken during the
week we were together...enjoy!
July 30 & 31, 2002
Hail Hail the gang's all (well nearly all) here....all 50+
There's brothers & sisters, cousins & second
cousins, Aunties & Uncles, grandparents & great-grandparents...heck I
married into the family & even I can't get'em all straight!!! We even
had a few that weren't real "kin" but were very very welcome anyhow!!!
Shane & some of the kids with Chinook (r) and Bruce (l)
Laura Lea, Haley & Shane with the horses
Best surprise....a new lamb who the kids named "Reunion", born on Foss'
And our sweet Miz Becky modelling our fashion statement
for the day, July 30th, 2002...Miz Becky is showing the latest in quilted
coveralls because we were all freezing!!!!
August 1, 2002
The "ladies shower" (according to the men in the family!)
"Reunion" being well cared for by Adrianna, Shannon &
Molly says "this is another of those funny lookin' pups
but ok I'll clean it up!"
August 2, 2002
This'll teach Foss' sisters to want Christmas in July!
Santa visited with us last night and today the snow arrived...they were
predicting up to 10" but it looks like we only got about 1-1/2, thank
Thanks to everyone who came to Alberta
from all over Canada, friends and family...Foss was totally surprised...we
did a GREAT job keeping this secret!
This dove shows our support for Cancer research & patients &
Work like you don't
need the money
Dance like nobody's watching, and
Love like you've never been hurt.