Author Archives: Conchie Creations

My Jacket

Going from having no home or occupation to creating the bakery we did for 5 years was the grand miracle.There were many smaller ones along  the way like the tale of my jacket.On our first family Christmas at Little River   … Continue reading

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Lasting Value and Enduring Quality

Lasting value and enduring quality is not only the buzz line of the home builder’s ad I heard the other day. It testimony to what was built into my life 44 years ago and has sustained me in the ebb … Continue reading

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Virtue and Ability

“The virtues of men are of more importance to society than their abilities and for this reason the heart should be cultivated with more diligence than the head” Noah Webster-lexicographer While reading a book by Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice, … Continue reading

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Shalom 2019

Last year one of the many woodworking projects Michael enjoyed creating in his woodworking shop at our daughter, Melody’s house in New Westminister was a door box for our apartment door. I lettered “shalom” on it and a sunflower which … Continue reading

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“I Sure Miss Those Cinnamon Buns!”

   “Hey Dad, can you bake some bread to send me to Uganda?” And so it began, with tin foil pans, two regular ovens and an arm-strong mixer. Sarah got to Uganda and I was in the dough.    Trout … Continue reading

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Tall? Yes! Tales? Perhaps Not.

Whether biking, running or somersaulting, from grade 8 to now, Michael Conchie can tell epic stories … tall tales that actually happened! Continue reading

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Looking Up

Michael and I have been awestruck at how God moved us to Vancouver from beautiful Quadra Island in July of this year. Despite our declaration: “We will never move to Vancouver!  last Christmas in the car inching along for two hours from the Horseshoe … Continue reading

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Cooking it’s what I Do

I started cooking in Mom’s kitchen making my favorite things. Since then I’ve: Chased a bear away from the cook tent door … catered a banquet for Vancouver’s mayor and help the Canucks get to the seventh game of the … Continue reading

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Expect the unexpected

“Expect the unexpected” was a phrase we saw in the late 80’s scrawled on a sign beside a voxwagen crushed under a huge log as we travelled on the road to Zebellos and then onto Esperanza. As many unexpected events … Continue reading

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