Retired and loving it. If I'd have known about retirement befor I started my 40 year career with the government of Manitoba I'd have retired first. :)
By: plapman, 2:58 PM GMT on December 04, 2015
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By: plapman, 2:38 PM GMT on November 19, 2015
Today's Weather Trivia
December 3 2007: A snow blower duel in Levis, QC, between an elderly woman and her 43-year-old neighbour triggered a street fight. When the woman blew snow from her walk onto her neighbour's entrance, he blew the flakes right back. It was a real battle of the blowers. Finally, the combatants faced each other in the street, throwing punches. Another neighbour saw the commotion and called police.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weat...
Updated: 2:58 PM GMT on December 04, 2015
By: plapman, 2:28 PM GMT on November 18, 2015
Abbey is home again and doing well after her surgery.
We borrowed a kennel for her incase she couldn't navigate the stairs to the basement but she has no problems with the stairs. I'll have to take her for a short walk today for her daily bowel movement. The mass on her leg is being sent away to be tested to see what caused it. It may have been a cancerous tumor.
We have rain and snow with strong winds in our forecast for tonight and tomorrow. Our first ta...
Updated: 2:36 PM GMT on November 19, 2015
By: plapman, 2:46 PM GMT on November 17, 2015
Yesterday we took Abbey in for emergency surgery to remove a growth on her hind leg. It's been there for a while but it burst and was bleeding. We had her into a vet on Saturday and scheduled the operation for today but yesterday the bleeding wouldn't stop so we took her into the vet again. Hopefully she'll be home today.
Updated: 2:21 PM GMT on November 18, 2015
By: plapman, 1:59 PM GMT on October 09, 2015
Today's Weather Trivia
November 15 1942: Nearly 42 cm of fresh snow, stiff winds, and temperatures of -25�C paralyzed Edmonton, AB. News of the storm knocked war coverage off the top of the front page. Three people died in the storm, 2 from overexertion and 1 in a car accident. One car managed to travel Jasper Avenue from the west end to the city centre. The most serious problem was the lack of coal, so it was rationed to prevent pipes from freezing.
Updated: 3:15 PM GMT on November 17, 2015