I love drywall. Nothing like lifting heavy sheets of the stuff; sliding it down the stairs. Navigating the loops of Thomas the Tank Engine track and trying not to demolish Lego creations. Knowing the trick of how to hang the sheets against the wall, hold it with one hand and drive screws into it with the other, missing the stud two out of three times.I love drywall. Started reading “New York” by Edward Rutherfurd. 100 pages in and it’s definitely better than Ruskia and London, the two other books of his I’ve read. The Ontario Liberals are trying to capitalize on some minor issues inRead More →

It’s been a happy-time this fall as our youngest has started school. He’s not quite four, is in J/K, and already he is learning a skill… Salesmanship. Only the second week in, he came home from school with a sales package for fundraising for his school, some magazine subscription nonsense. Welcome to Dalton McGuinty’s Ontario! Now I am a product primarily of the Peterson-Rae-Harris years of public education in Ontario. Up until high school, kids then did not have to worry about fundraising for things, and when we did have to deal with it, the goal was for something large. African Famine, some Eco-Bullshit causeRead More →