Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dark Grey Friday

Ok gang, the Canadian Retailers were united in promoting their version of Black Friday Deals that; one, are supposed to stop us from cross border shopping and two, mirror our American cousins. Hmmm I’m thinking more like a watered down … Continue reading

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Your Check in in the Mail

This is the time of year that we (our wives) start to get in the Christmas mood and first order of business is to get the Christmas cards in the mail, especially the overseas ones. As we had already scheduled … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now!

This post comes from my friends, converted last year and now wintering in sunny Phoenix. A bit of background, in June 2010 our friend bought two new pair of glasses; bothno line progressives, one a regular pair and the second sun … Continue reading

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Tool Time

I was reading today’s Toronto Star column called Expert Advice by Steve Maxwell. This is an excellent column for the DIY tool buyer. Steve reviews a number of new tools and gadgets. I thought I would take Steve’s article to … Continue reading

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Travel Insurance, Part Two

Just a brief to my post on U.S. Hospital visit – got a copy of the bill, $2,030.00 All In. This covers the Emergency Treatment, care etc. so overall not too bad. Travel insurance picked up the full shot!

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Key Man Insurance

So I needed a spare key for the 2004 Dodge Caravan in Phoenix. First I called the Dealer, they wanted $100.00 for the key and $40.00 to program it. Decided to check out Pep Boys and O’Reilly Auto parts (like … Continue reading

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