Ever Remembered

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This past week this beautiful plaque honouring the life of our friend and colleague, Kevin Mowat was dedicated and displayed in the hallway where he once worked. On it reads a poem that meant a lot to Kev.  It was a poem he shared often with others.  In fact, in sorting through some of his things in recent times, it was a poem that served as the front page of a number of his binders full of professional resources or meeting minutes, a daily inspiration.

It makes sense that this poem resonated so much with Kevin as he certainly loved much and often and won the utmost respect of the many many children and colleagues who crossed his path. There was no one more skilled at finding the best in others, and celebrating the beauty and joy in everything life had to offer. He has most certainly left the world a better place because he lived. By any measure, Kevin Mowat succeeded.

We continue to be inspired by the legacy Kevin has left behind.  He is present daily in our conversations, in our laughter, in our kinship, and in our work. Ever remembered…

 

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Cornwell Chronicle…2017-A Year in Review

Well, 2017 was a heck of a year on our homefront. Although I am not sorry to see it go, the writer in me feels the need to reflect on the challenges, adventures and things to celebrate it brought us through some sort of process of documentation. Thank you to Sue McFarlane Penner, a dear friend and one of my true gifts of 2017. Her inspiring Thanksgiving Family Gratitude letters helped me recognize the importance of capturing all that life brings us as a family through the power of words.

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