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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


Thursday, March 03, 2016      2 comments

Rufus has a brother at least that's what we were told when we got them. His name is Oliver and he is a grey tabby tom (he looks like a Bengal cat) I have been bad about getting a photo of him up here. He is a very nice cat but he has a bad prob... Read more

playing out

Wednesday, March 02, 2016      4 comments

Still battling this whatever it is , No fun. I think if I can make it to Friday I am going to OD on chicken soup and I might even crack open that bottle of Buckley's (No NOT booze its a disgusting cough syrup we have in Canada. It reminds me of ... Read more

Stew Night or an exercise in frustration by any other name

Thursday, February 18, 2016      3 comments

Getting kind of bored with cooking AFTER working all day (yeah I know no sympathy from some of you ) And NOT wanting to go to a drive thru I decided to take the bull by the horns and grabbed some veggies and some beef (which were loaded into ... Read more

Hats off to you ladies

Wednesday, February 17, 2016      2 comments

This week has been a real eye opener. I have had to do a lot of the housework, all of the shopping (well 90 % of it) done all the cooking and most of the cleaning (except for laundry) plus still work full time. Today I stopped off and did some g... Read more

Meeting tomorrow with mixed feelings.

Thursday, February 11, 2016      3 comments

Tomorrow I have to take a family member in for surgery. She has to have her thyroid removed as they could "not" tell by the 2 biopsies what was causing growths on it and the surgeon did not want to make her have to go through 2 surgeries in the ... Read more

the "joys" of working with SUBHUMANS

Monday, February 08, 2016      3 comments

There was an accident in another city which claimed the lives of 2 young boys who were doing something rather stupid (going on a sports downhill track with a toboggan) . Of course one of the idiots at work had to make a loud and ignorant comment... Read more

Not too much to say

Sunday, February 07, 2016      3 comments

Without meaning to sound uncharitable I have never understood the attraction to NFL football in MY side of the border, It's not as though we don't have professional football up here yet it seems every year the various broadcasters make a HUGE f... Read more

A tribute to a friend (some graphic details may offend)

Saturday, January 30, 2016      8 comments

He has a matted coat and a tail that for whatever reason no longer wants to point proudly up like it once did years ago. He still has a lingering cold or infection that causes him to occasionally cough, He also has one nostril (the right one lik... Read more

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