Monthly Archives: May 2010

The sticking place

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Glasses and horses

Friday, a week after getting our prescriptions for glasses, we went back to Greiche and Scaff to get our prescriptions filled. The process involved simply choosing frames for my wife who’s prescription was for reading glasses and choosing lens types … Continue reading

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West Island Dragons

Last night, with very little coaxing, my wife agreed to visit the Pointe-Claire Canoe and Kayak Club which is the home club of the West Island Dragons dragon boat club. We only stayed for about 45 minutes but it was … Continue reading

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Almost done – just the finishing left

Well this weekend saw the ramp finally finished save for a few odds and ends like sanding the rails, putting caps on the posts and painting the cut ends of the lumber. Stuff that I will get to sooner rather … Continue reading

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Build Photos

(clicking on a picture enlarges it) So the build took place over the weeked. It went amazingly well. I started Friday night with starting to take apart the deck and stairs that we put up a few years ago. It … Continue reading

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Build Day – May 15, 2010

If you are not related to myself or my wife and would like to help build the ramp this coming Saturday drop me a line – I can use the help. Tools would also be appreciated 🙂

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Confirmation

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As a bee

It has been a busy week so far. On Monday and Tuesday I took the girls and boys track and field teams to the regional qualifiers. They did very well with all but two of the athletes qualifying to return … Continue reading

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Part 1.01 – Eddy comes by

The project manager from Rona came by last night to go over a few things. We are expecting the delivery of materials this week and will have the delivery time firmed up today. Fingers crossed.

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Part 1 – digging up the sod

From the plans I had in hand on Friday it was clear that I needed a level 16 foot run 4 feet wide under the first section of ramp. This meant about 10 hours of digging up to 3 inches … Continue reading

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