Author - John

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Town Attractions

Yesterday I had an opportunity to stop at our local library to view an art exhibition by our friend Pam, a former town resident. Her watercolour paintings of houses in our town were...

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Feeling Very Fortunate

With our house partially open to the elements, we were a little concerned yesterday morning when we heard the weather forecast. A severe weather warning had been issued, and heavy rain was...

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Size Doesn’t Matter

The contractors moved inside today to start breaking through to the addition. When I tell people we are doing an addition the first question many ask is “how many square feet is it?”...

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Jack Is Back!

On Friday we received word from Susan at Woodside Training that Jack was ready for collection. She also included a brief report that we were delighted with: “He did good.” We...

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The Visionary

Dan has been planning our addition for many years. We started talking about it the day we viewed the house in 2002. I remember Dan drawing sketches in a notepad on our drive home to...