Happy Birthday to Brianne today! It’s been a busy one. We went out for a celebratory lunch, then it was back to the office for me for a boring staff meeting. Then we came home and went to the barn.      Brianne’s got a cough so neither one of us have been sleeping all that well, it makes for a tired us. Took the dog to the barn in lue of going to the gym this evening. We walked around aimlessly with Walker. I got...

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Dear Experts      How can I stop stupid felines from chewing on my ivy? I’ve tried hanging mouse traps from the leaves but that only protected some of the plant. Then I tried pouring carbolic acid over the plant, but that did more dammage than good to the plant. Also it made holes in the table. I’m thinking the next route that I’m going to take is to plant miniature explosives in the dirt around the edge of the pot....

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     And with that, we are getting a house! With what you ask? I’ll tell you. Brianne and I have been looking to get our very own home in Guelph. Everyone had been saying “get a mortgage pre-approval done so you know what you can afford”. It made sense to me, so I filled out all of the forms on ING Direct’s web site. They ask everything of you, make sure they’re allowed to check your credit record, and...

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     Tax hike!? G’dammit!      Okay, at first when I heard the news that this tax hike was coming I was really miffed. Voltron McGuinty (aka: Dalton) hasn’t be an exemplary leader for the province. Then I looked into it and it’s really not all that bad. Yes, it sucks for any additional money to come off your pay cheque, but to fix what the PCs have been breaking; our health care system, it takes money and it has to...

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     Very bright in here today. They took away my blinds to clean them. Bastards. Got big news, don’t wanna spoil it, so I’ll let you know as soon as things are final…

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