Am-Bushed

I can’t stop the grass from growing. It’s been rainy and cool for more than a week and my grass just loves it. The slow release fertilizer I applied for…

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Dependable People

This last Saturday, the day before Father’s Day, my mother-in-law was scheduled to move from one apartment with multiple floors to another apartment that was just on a single floor….

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Fatal Errors

I’m of a child of the ‘pen and paper’ era. I did my schooling without the assistance of computers and calculators and if I needed information I went to the…

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The Fair-Weather Motorist

Spring is trying its best to make an appearance. Two days ago the temperature reached 16C and the sun was shining. Yesterday it rained, then it rained ice pellets, then…

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Crumbling Around Us

‘Infrastructure’ is a word that I hear used frequently at this time of year, and it is usually preceded by the word ‘decaying’. Infrastructure is the basic underlying framework that…

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Permanent Record

Lack of time this week means you get something from the past. This was written in 2014 but seems to be just as relevant today as then. Now the President…

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Ice Cycle

I have been back in Canada for a little less than three weeks and I discovered that while I was away Mother Nature had smiled upon my neighbours and had…

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Socks

I received a communique from Rock some 48 hours ago. He told me that he and Stream were packed and ready to go. He also inquired as to the weather,…

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It Wasn’t A Joke???

Every time I hear any news broadcast I find myself saying the same thing over and over to myself, “Thank God I’m not an American!!”  I’ve been repeating this since…

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Nicer Next Week

“It’s supposed to get nicer next week.” This was said to me by an employee of the Big Box store and repeated throughout the day by others. That day was…

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