Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Financial Advisor

Yesterday after work I went to Investors Group to meet with their advisor in his new office. IG moved from their old office into a newly constructed building which is a little easier to get to that the previous building … Continue reading

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michael beausoleil

When thoughts turn to Michael Beausoleil they are always fond memories. We were fast friends from elementary school through to just after the end of high school. Eventually he moved to Abbotsford, B.C. which could be where he still lives … Continue reading

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Neverending

It seems to never end. The cost of dying is so much higher than I would have thought. This month’s expenses have included a final payment to the notary of almost $600 for doing a will search and a two … Continue reading

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Awakening

It is RRSP season. Normally these things do not get thought about because normally there were other things which occupied our interest. This year they have come to the fore simply because it has become necessary to pay attention to … Continue reading

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Context is everything

One of the most memorable phrases Lynn ever uttered was during the Xmas season of 2011. Lynn was directing me on how to hang the card holders and lights and how she wanted them done. I couldn’t figure out what … Continue reading

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Trying to be

It has been of concern in the past that parenting in any truly organized fashion had fallen by the wayside after Lynn was paralyzed. In some respects our son and daughter got by with a minimum of supervision and attention … Continue reading

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Running season 2012

The running season got underway today. Le Defi Hivernal Ile Bizard is a race which I first ran in 2004 and have run every years since including when I’ve had pneumonia. It is a trying course for the first 10K … Continue reading

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Hope

When Lynn and I went on our first vacation together we visited Hope Cemetery in Barre, Vermont. It is also known as the stone cutter’s cemetery because many of those interred there were stone cutters. This was mentioned in the … Continue reading

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As a bee on Saint Valentine’s Day.

Things have been busy of late which is good because the more occupied the mind the less it has time to wander into the past. Work paid for a three day course in the Mac OS X 10.7 operating system … Continue reading

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Feeling maudlin

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