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Long sleeves and gloves necessities for garden work

In addition to gloves, I like to wear long sleeves to work in my gardens.  Most garden gloves do not protect much past the wrist area, and without long sleeves to protect my arms, I end up with scratches, scrapes and contact dermatitis… 101 more words


Great weather for ducks (or for overseeding and fertilizing your lawn and trees)

This rainy weather is good for ducks (as my mother used to say) or for overseeding your lawn.  Weed and feed is also best applied in cool, wet weather, but not at the same time as the seed. 240 more words


Wolf River Falls

Hike: Wolf River Falls, Dorion, Ontario

Directions: Follow highway 17 towards Dorion for about 40minutes. You’ll turn left on Fish Hatchery Road west and drive along it for 6 km. 225 more words

Beavertails and poutine at Tangier Outlet Mall

Shopping with my son at Tangier Outlet Mall here in Kanata, Ontario recently, we just had to stop for a treat.  That’s me in the pink coat. 176 more words


911 Operator - Help I Work From Home"

Written By Colin Nissan, slightly reworded by Debbie Jeffries to fit her life!

911 OPERATOR: 911—what’s your emergency?

DEBBIE: Hi, I . . . uh . 1,089 more words

Real Butterfly Jewelry

Elgin Sports closing its doors

Elgin Sports, an Ottawa landmark for sports enthusiasts, is closing its doors.  Located on Albert, between Bank and Kent Streets in downtown Ottawa, Elgin Sports has been in business for 70 years. 50 more words