News from the west

Our niece Meghan announced last week that she’s retiring from the National Ballet Company. She’s been dancing since she was little and attended the NBC’s school in downtown Toronto through high school. She has been very accomplished, but like all industries that demand much of the body, this has taken much out of her. It’s…

Late spring tour

One of our neighbours came by to see “what was going on”. We showed him our little garden and the changes to the deck – his response “well, it’s been a long time since anyone did anything with this property”. So we could tell. Philip had come forward with an idea later in winter about…

Cutting off the deck

Our deck along the back of the house is/was 20 feet long. It has covered over the basement window where the bedroom/my office is. Philip made the recommendation that we take one end of the deck off to provide light and create a garden. So he went to work, and in no time flat the…