On Monday I was packing up my things to go to our Sewing Circle. I was in a hurry, and when I grabbed the case of the featherweight I found last month, I managed to rip a 1.5″ long gash in my left hand.
OK, I can’t keep a lid on this one anymore. I went to the Post Office on the weekend to ship a package. I was told the weight was 14.62 kg. It had been a long day, and I was trying to mentally figure out what that was in pounds and had reached the “2x 14.62” part and was about to add the 10% to make the 2.2 pounds per kilogram part.
I was talking out loud at the time, and “mistakenly” said, “OK, so what’s that in pounds?”
The girl at the till, who I’m sure is a recent graduate of our local high school, tells me “Well, I think it’s 6kg to a pound…..” Continue reading Uh oh→
$4000 damage. That’s what the estimate said. Thanks to Chaney and sons, also doing business as Y4 Workin Ent Inc, and 1383726 AB Ltd, we have significant damage to our vehicle.
We decided that this year, we would stay close to home. Business is a little slow, so money’s a little tight, so we’re trying to do a small reno to the backyard on the inexpensive.
I don’t want to say cheap, because1. It isn’t and 2. Cheap has a a bad reputation.
We’re reusing some things (rebuilt and expanded the deck. Ahem,.. Patio.), and trying to save money by picking up our own dirt, when it’s offered on kijiji, etc. Well, last week this backfired on me. Big time.
On July 31, 2012, I answered a kijiji ad for free top soil.