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I am sitting here on the balcony at Becky’s condo, probably for the last time, and it seemed like the perfect time to let you know what’s been happening in the last five months. Becky decided in June that she … Continue reading

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I downloaded Instagram last week. It looked interesting, but I had more fun with the Collage App. I was looking at the the App store earlier today and found this super cool Fisheye App…for free. I downloaded it immediately and … Continue reading

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Spectacular Failure

I was feeling pretty sorry for myself this morning; the cat had kept me up the last two nights and I’d had a difficult weekend with Becky. I’m sure you’re all thinking that we’re comfy, cozy at the condo. Afraid … Continue reading

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Condo Life

We are staying at the condo tonight; the first time in two months. I can hardly believe it. The bathroom is done and we are back. I have been organizing and packing the last two days, and I still forgot … Continue reading

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Best Day Ever?

I got an e-mail message today telling me that the bathroom renovation was complete!  Yippee.  Becky and I headed over to the condo after lunch to take a look.  Here are the “Before” pictures. The tiling was hideous, a large … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend

We’re having our Easter dinner today, Saturday, because it was the only day available. Yesterday, Good Friday, was a holiday here in Canada, so Becky and I went up to the condo thinking that there wouldn’t be anyone working there. … Continue reading

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Macaroon Celebration

  After seeing numerous blogs about macaroons, I decided I needed to try some.  They look so pretty and so delicious, but where to get them?  I saw a posting about them on Facebook  by a friend, so I asked … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Becky and I are spending an afternoon at the condo. It seemed like a good idea at the time. The reality is dirty, congested, and non-functional. We ignore all the dust, the piles of tile, the cutting machine in the … Continue reading

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March is the Start of Spring

  It’s March, and here, at last, is our first sign of spring. My witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is in bloom. It’s such a contrast to the snow; so cheerful and bright. Other things to celebrate this month are, Tim Horton’s … Continue reading

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A quick note to let everyone know how things are going.  The bathroom at the condo now has walls, plumbing, and a bath tub.  There was a pile of damaged metal wall studs on the living room floor, so I … Continue reading

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