Still No School and More Trimming of the Ivy

Last week I wrote about enlisting the help of Megan and Alun with trimming the ivy on our chimney, since they are out of school due to a teachers' strike.  Today is Day 9, with no end in sight.  Yesterday, the Peel District School Board (PDSB) asked the Ontario Labour Relations Board to declare the... Continue Reading →

No School and Trimming the Ivy

The Peel District School Board secondary school teachers went on strike on Monday May 4 which means that Megan and Alun are not in school.  Mostly, they have just been doing as they please, however, I asked them to spend 30 minutes yesterday and today, and each day until we are done, cleaning up the... Continue Reading →

Renovations Finally Continue

Almost a month ago, I posted Renovations, a blog about moving my sewing room to the main floor playroom, Trystan to the bedroom sewing/guest room leaving Owen where he is and the boys each having their own room after sharing for seven years.  Our progress was interrupted by Michael having to fly to Britain unexpectedly. ... Continue Reading →

Running Around

Today was a day of running around not accomplishing much. I began by driving Megan to Mississauga Secondary School. She was told to be there from 8:30 to 10:30. It was her final day of her summer 2 credit co-op program. It is a 25 minute drive at that time of day. When we arrived... Continue Reading →

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