Monthly Archives: April 2010

Birthday pics

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Impatiently waiting

The relatively simple act of getting a price for the materials from Rona is starting to become an almost Herculean travail. When we met last week with the project manager he told us he would try to get a price … Continue reading

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The best laid schemes

My phone rang yesterday morning on the way to the track and it was my son. It seems that my wife’s father and my son have similar Saturday schedules and once again they were on the same bus and once … Continue reading

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So go running for the shelter

Today is one of those days when I wish that valium, xanax or something similar was available over the counter. I am honestly at my limit on the stress scale. Watching United States of Tara and Ricky Gervais in Extras … Continue reading

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This just in…

I spoke with the city of Dorval yesterday about getting a permit to build the ramp and it turns out that since we won’t be changing the footprint of the structure which is already in place we won’t need a … Continue reading

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Snaps

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Yep. That’s about the size of it.

First to Laura and everyone else interested. I have the funds for the ramp now and will be seeing Rona about the wood this week. I also will try and meet with the city this week for the permit. Tools … Continue reading

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Just lazy I guess

My wife asked me last night “Where is my ramp?” You have to understand that with a limited range of speech the question wasn’t meant to be harsh but it came out that way. It turns out however that as … Continue reading

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Tired

Tired is the word that keeps recurring in my own inner stream of consciousness. Our whole world has changed and it is the kind of change which is obvious intellectually but still takes a while to settle into the rest … Continue reading

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Life in bullet form

– The cost of materials for the ramp will be 1426.42 before taxes. Rona will also build the ramp for 2680.00 before taxes. I’m thinking materials and pizza. – My wife’s right leg has seen a significant reduction in swelling over the … Continue reading

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