Author Archives: bernicky

A different project – an opinion

Let’s start with the opinion. Someone I know congratulated me on the success of the Depanneur series and the show. It was nice, it’s always nice to hear nice things. They smoothly transitioned from congratulations to a question: when do … Continue reading

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A successful vernissage

Last night the much awaited, by me at least, Celebration 150-375 finally happened. Going in to the show with three paintings already sold was nice as was selling another painting on opening night. This is the one which sold last … Continue reading

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A little bit closer

Digging out is much harder than digging in. Between the day from hell in April, and the expenses that have come along on our son’s health front, the fact that we’re still in the black is a testament to years … Continue reading

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Sheet of Coat of Arms Stickers

Morrie Portnoff at Nunavik Graphics in Pointe Claire did a bang up job of printing up the Bernicky coat of arms stickers at a very reasonable price – much lower than any online service I looked at and the turn … Continue reading

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June 21st already!?!

Tempus fugit indeed. Time does fly when you’re not watching. The Celebration 150 / 375 is fast approaching. Below is the handbill for the event. Woohoo. Looking forward to it all. Lots of work and completely lacking in glamour, but … Continue reading

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Celebration Canada 150 – Montreal 375 Collection

Here they are – two already presold before the show starts.

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Sigh

New bikes all around! With a bit of luck and poking about a new bike for our daughter turned up at a garage sale on St. Leon on Saturday. By new I mean it’s seen much better days, it’s at … Continue reading

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No way out

Last month was a disaster on the financial front, but more importantly both our kids had minor relapses. Not major, which is a good thing, but minor. Enough so that it made it clear that I’m never actually going to … Continue reading

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A bad month well seen out

The month is almost over, just two days left. It has been a horrid month on the weather and financial front. The weather will recover, it always does. The finances…well give it a few months of niggardly spending and it … Continue reading

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It’s that close

When you’re poor it doesn’t take much to throw your financial world into a complete tailspin. The upside: the mortgage is covered. The downside: my next pay, all of it, goes to the heating oil company. Cushion left in bank: … Continue reading

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