Monthly Archives: July 2009

Buses + steep hills = Scary drive

  This week I’ve been driving for a day camp here. It’s located just outside town, near the river. The kids are great, the counsellors are nice enough – except that every time I take a breath they seem to … Continue reading

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Getting better…

  Tonight I got a phone call from my friend Marion, who lives at Cedar Lodge (see photos). She’s currently living/staying with her daughter and son-in-law during the week, caring for her two grandchildren, and goes back to the Lodge … Continue reading

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I. Am. Fed. Up. With. Summer.

  Enough already!   Weather: Crappy, chilly, overcast and rainy. Not swimming weather. Not sit-in-the-back-yard-and-cross-stitch weather even. Bleah. Finances: Suck. I am working two afternoons a week driving for one of the day camps to their swim sessions at Brant … Continue reading

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One of my pet peeves…

  As you know, one of my pet peeves is people who walk on the road when there are perfectly good sidewalks available. I don’t drive on the sidewalks, so the pedestrians shouldn’t be on my roads.   Today – … Continue reading

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A sad evening

  My dad was from a large family. There were six of them, and two others who died very young. The four sisters stayed in England, and the brothers went off into the world, one to Australia and one to … Continue reading

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Canada Day is for the dogs?

  Today was Canada Day. As regular readers know, in past years we have always gone to Paul’s mom’s apartment to watch the fireworks at night. It had become a tradition. We would sit out on the balcony munching on … Continue reading

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