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House of strippers

What I learned at the hardware store this week – besides the realization that a career as a paint-colour namer is my roller not taken – is that late August is not the time for home renovations that I thought … Continue reading

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A tree croaks in Stanstead

In keeping with our domestic mouse-rescue policy and spider relocation program, my wife and I have a pretty strict pruning policy. When it comes to our plants and trees, we let it grow, we let it all hang out, we … Continue reading

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It’s getting cold in here, so put on all your clothes

We turned on the furnace last week and it wasn’t even October. I texted this event to our daughter Emily, who is currently in Malaysia sitting in a puddle of sweat (not her own). “WOAH!” she replied. “I know,” I … Continue reading

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