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Don't Get Up

It’s still 80 degrees here during the day.¬† I might give this a shot.

Via Tastefully Offensive

Some changes already implemented at Edmonton pools after boy's drowning

The city has already implemented several changes that an Edmonton judge has called for following the 2012 death of a seven-year-old boy.

The deputy city manager for Citizens’ Services said some of the recommendations called for by provincial court Judge Renee Cochard will be brought into practice but others will need further review. 560 more words


Judge calls for changes after boy drowned in Edmonton pool without supervision

An Edmonton judge says more changes are needed to protect children in swimming pools following the death of a seven-year-old boy.

A fatality inquiry report said there have been several improvements based on earlier investigations into the drowning at O’Leary Leisure Centre in July 2012. 126 more words


Ruffwear Portage Float Coat

Price: originally $49.95, generally available new or used on eBay for $20-30.

Sizing and colors: XXS (12″-19″ girth) – XL (35″ – 48″ girth) in¬†Sunset Orange and Fern Green… 1,317 more words


Still sick


“The sea was not in bad temper, but choppy enough to keep a good number sticking to their bunks, suspected of swinging the lead by sceptical Sergeant Majors (provided they were not sick themselves).” (2) This description suggests that Bertie Cox’s description of the Atlantic as a “pond” throughout most of the voyage was for his mother’s peace of mind. 191 more words


At Sea Day 2


The life jackets don’t look particularly reassuring, but they were required. Otherwise, dress standards seem to have been relaxed on board: note the non uniform caps, the gym shoes, and the droopy cardigan.(2) 249 more words

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