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Niagra Falls…

What a strange place for a business convention. Niagra Falls isn’t really “home” for anyone- none of our offices are here, so everyone has to drive at least an hour or so to get here. It was particularly odd driving past the wax museum or whatever it was that had speakers blaring spooooky sound […]

Work travel…

I have to do a bit of travel soon for work, and I’m not looking forward to it.

It’s not that I haven’t been through the routine before: in fact, for a few years I was away from home for work probably three or four months out of the year. It got so […]

It’s raining!

I live on the Wet Coast- webbed toes are a pre-requisite for living here. So you know that it’s a strange thing when I’m *happy* about the fact that it’s raining.

We’ve had a couple of weeks of strangely cold weather, with an accumulation of snow that has stuck around for well over […]

Iris sick…

On Thursday Iris woke up with a limp. She was favouring her right front paw, and was acting somewhat depressed. We took her to our friendly vet, Doctor Michelle, who couldn’t find an obvious problem, but suspected a puncture wound hidden somewhere. Dosed with an anti-inflamatory and a prescription of antibiotics, we took the […]

Kittens galore! Iris…

I admit it…I’m weak. Put a tiny little kitten in my hands, and I toss all reason and logic to the wind. Nimbus came into our lives through Irene’s volunteering at a local pet shelter. And now Iris has joined our catty household due to a visit to our friendly vet…

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Happy New Year!!

It’s a little past midnight, so that means it is now officially 2007 here on the Wet Coast. Irene and I got back from Chilliwack about an hour ago, and my wife is already off in dreamland. I’m sitting here in front of my computer with a glass of cognac at hand, pondering the […]