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CHRIS3874's Blogs

Some good news but not on the job front
Sunday, August 14, 2016      3 comments

I finally got up the gumption to get some parts to fix up my old Raleigh Record 10 (actually apparently they don't make 5 speed rears anymore so its actually a 12 ) speed bike that I used to use a fair bit in my thinner days. I am just kicking m... Read more
Crazy stupid
Monday, July 11, 2016      4 comments

Things are sort of in a state of flux at work and it seems as the years go by it seems (to me) that its crappier and crappier (not my first choice of words) => have to start applying more outside of here but I would have thought that there would... Read more
Updates (of a sort)
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      2 comments

Well the good news is I didn't tear my rotator cuff - the bad news is I still cannot lift weights (GRRRRR) and it still hurts in spite of a couple of visits to the physio. They are updating their "procedures" at what is now the equivalent up her... Read more
just a wish
Sunday, June 19, 2016      1 comments

I would very much like to wish all my sparkfriends a (happier) Father's Day. Mine was spectacularly uneventful.... Read more
Sunday, May 29, 2016      2 comments

Had a busy weekend , I still am having troubles with my should I hope it isn't torn, I need to make an apt to see physio for it (my GP said if that didn't work he was going to give me a cortisone shot which I do NOT want) I haven't lifted weight... Read more
just a short one
Saturday, May 14, 2016      4 comments

I had yesterday and today off as I am feeling crappy from the smoke from the Fort Mac forest fire at least I think that's what's causing it as I feel like crap and my lungs were hurting and I STILL have a sore throat (and earaches) even though ... Read more
The stand
Sunday, May 08, 2016      3 comments

Well enough people have expressed an interest and as I took some photos when I was finishing it I guess I owe it to all of you . Mind you its not a perfect example of carpentry but it is functional.,.. ... Read more
Friday, May 06, 2016      2 comments

Well after another day at work I come home and do this and saw I would get 25 points if I set my home page to SP search so of course I did that. Guess what NO POINTS AWARDED.... Read more
friday at last
Friday, April 29, 2016      2 comments

Not a lot to say just another end to another week , Didn't want to go into today as I am not feeling all that great but I did anyway. Glad to get THIS week over been applying like mad to other postings even considering moving out of province, Th... Read more
more outdoor grief
Saturday, April 09, 2016      2 comments

Last couple of days we have had a lot of wind. Last night was no exception - except I guess I should have known better but the wind must have caught our umbrella and overturned the patio table which would have been OK IF the thing hadn't decided... Read more
outdoor "fun"
Sunday, April 03, 2016      4 comments

So says she" I want you to build some raised garden beds" I kind of balk at the suggestion as I have enough on my plate sometime but to keep the peace in the family I sort of agree with no firm idea as to what is expected of me. The Lee Valley... Read more
Sunday, March 27, 2016      2 comments

I just wanted to wish all of my friends a Happy Easter (whether you believe or not) He is RISEN!!! (sorry I cannot put an Easter Egg on this) why cant we have a crucifix or a cross?... Read more
A Riddle
Saturday, March 26, 2016      4 comments

A young woman is at her mother's funeral. She meets a man she has never seen before and feels an instant connection, She feels she has met her Prince Charming but he leaves before she could get his address or phone number. A short while lat... Read more
Thursday, March 10, 2016      3 comments

Louie is (or more correctly was ) a 14 year old tomcat one of my co workers had - I learnt that he had met his demise due to an encounter with a coyote in the city. That's one reason why part of me gets upset when I hear people fawning over wol... Read more
yeah I survived
Friday, March 04, 2016      3 comments

Well I managed to slog it through work today it was not easy as I still feel like CRAP. Oh and I did take the Buckleys it was GROSS but not nearly as bad as I remembered. However it looked even WORSE as it did NOT resemble anything remotely like... Read more

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