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 →

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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 →

Gas Price War

When I was out running errands this morning, I came across gas for $1.096!  I can't remember when it was last under $1.10.  This is at the Esso at Richvale Drive South, which for months have been running cheaper than the one near me.  Today, the one by me was $1.179.  I filled up even... 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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