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Yeah, I know. I cannot believe the title of this post is “Christmas Shopping in September” either, and I am writing it. Sadly, this is very true and it was an eye-opener for me. This is the absolute earliest I have ever purchased a Christmas gift. I have had an idea of what to get my wife for Christmas for a while now. I was hoping to wait until closer to November… Read More

I love board games. I love to play them and try new ones. There are a lot to choose from, and for the past few years they have experienced a revival in popularity. For years, there were only the typical games – Monopoly, Sorry, Clue, Risk, etc. But now the choice has exploded. There are celebrity websites – TableTop – that review games and countless websites that review, provide forums for, and… Read More

As I eluded to in my previous post, Keeping Busy During COVID (Part 1), I have tried to find projects that can keep me busy during the pandemic so I am not getting into trouble. When I lived in my condo, it was too small to have a dartboard. When I would go up to Wasaga Beach and stay in my friend’s cottage, we would play darts all the time. I am… Read More

When the pandemic hit, like most people, the first few weeks were spent trying to adjust to the “new normal.” Once I was well into the new normal, I realized I needed something, maybe a project, that would keep me busy and out of trouble.