Basement almost finished

We're down to the finishing touches on our basement renovation following the July 11 flood. I won't be tripping over as much stuff once those finishing touches are done. Our carpet is finally installed in the rec room as is most of the tile in the laundry room. We're short about 15 tiles according to …

September – the most beautiful month?

I think that September is the most beautiful month of the year. What do you think? Tammy, Jeremy and I went for a walk around our neighbourhood this afternoon in the glorious fall sunshine. Hopefully everyone will have a chance to enjoy this fall. Edited: 2006-06-25 - Updated photo album links. Edited: 2008-03-05 - Updated …

Happy Birthday Arianna

Arianna turned One yesterday and had her party today. Pass the cake and ice cream. Lots of people were there to celebrate her big day including her grandparents, her aunts and uncles, and lots more. Happy birthday Arianna. Hope you have fun with all your new toys. Edit: Photo link removed due to permanent server …

Robert Noce and the Smoking Bylaw

So where do you really stand on the Edmonton smoking bylaw issue Mr. Noce? You're on the record as saying that you would revisit the bylaw if you're elected. You're also on the record as saying that you never said you would revisit the bylaw. Are you lying to us Mr. Noce? How can we …

Outsourcing Fast Food?

Fast Food - Outsourced?: "McDonald's franchisees in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Brainerd, Minnesota, and Norwood, Massachusetts, recently began outsourcing their drive-thru order-taking to a call center in Colorado Springs, Colorado." Apparently this improves accuracy of order taking and speeds up delivery of orders. Why can't all McDonalds restaurants do this? They sure are slow enough here …

Hiking Log

Well, I've created my Hiking Log and have back dated entries for all my hikes with the Grant MacEwan Mountain Club. I intend to use the Hiking Log as a record of my hiking and dayhiking experiences. Some of the entries still need details added, but the dates of the trips are at least there …

Jeremy is 18 months old

Jeremy is now 18 months old. Where did the time go?

First Entry

This is a my first entry in my Blog! Hopefully this will prove to be a useful addition to my website. Edit (2006-01-14): I have consolidated entries here from my Hiking Log. That means that there are back-dated entries prior to my first entry.

Fryatt Valley Trail

I just returned from a trip to Jasper National Park's Fryatt Valley. The weather was cool and damp, but it was good weekend overall. Here are the details. September 4-6, 2004 Photo Album Fryatt Valley 2004 Photoset on flickr.com | [piclens-lite-link] Saturday, September 4 Saw bear scat a couple of times in the first 7 …

Skyline Trail

I just returned from a trip to Jasper National Park’s world renowned Skyline Trail. The weather was excellent, and we had a great weekend. Here are the details. Photo Album Skyline Trail 2004 Photoset on flickr.com July 31-August 2, 2004 Pre-trip camping: Snaring River overflow campground Saturday, July 31 Unnamed Lake, Skyline Trail, Jasper National …

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