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July 2006

  • Water works

    Our contractor at the cottage told us that we’d get through the summer with the 1980 roof; he’d reshingle in the fall. Bad idea. Suzy and I braved the tail of tropical storm Barbara…

  • Tonight, at Walden Cabin

    It’s 30C in the shade of the earth (aka night). And almost too dark to type with the lights off. I’d light a candle but am afraid of the heat buildup.There’s no a-c at…

  • Then. Now. Then again.

    I’ve been coming to this beach since I can remember. I’m sitting in the kitchen. The mouth of St. Peter’s Bay, PEI, opens to the Gulf of St.Lawrence. The sandspit point of Greenwich reaches…

  • Holiday weekend spree

    Good-bye: One “Pump in Style” breast pump: $40. One Fisher Price wagon: $20. A live trap for “rabbits and small creatures”: $20. (Sorry to make you drive from Pinecrest, but it’s not big enough…