Tails of Woe

Our son and his family left this morning with the inlaws for an overseas holiday, and we’ve added their Labrador to our Labrador for the duration. She’s a very sweet-natured dog and gets along just fine with our equally lovable one.   Until today there wasn’t much dog hair around but suddenly I’ve discovered thatContinue reading “Tails of Woe”

“What’s Canada Day?”

Puzzled by a TV newscast, a child asked the apparently innocent question, “What’s Canada Day?” After listening to his mom’s explanation he then asked, “But what does that have to do with Dad paying extra money for gas today, and us kids needing to use booster seats?”   It’s not an unreasonable question. From hisContinue reading ““What’s Canada Day?””