It's Labour Day (Labor Day for some) weekend. It's a little premature to describe the month we've had assuming we have one, but here is some preliminary stuff to cover plans and the reality, hopefully, will get updated later.
Working Through Retirement
Paul is scheduled on night shift at a shutdown at Albian Sands, north of Fort McMurray, from the first through the tenth. Then it is time for a groggy drive home on the Friday morning and the mad rush to do everything that has to be done before leaving plus anything else that can be crowded in.
Ezkial & The Sheep
When you are seven months old a sheep can be quite the discovery. The ears move and the wool is pretty good to hang onto. From the sheep's perspective toddlers often have food.
Getting ready to Head South for The Winter
There is all the stuff to do to enable travelling with some degree of peace of mind and to stack the odds against preventable breakdowns.
The travel insurance is bought, the post office forms and the bank forms have been signed, the trailer wheel bearings are greased and brakes checked. Some stuff is sorted in the rig. Now to sort the rest of the stuff and to get the truck serviced and some yankee dollars and clean up around the claim and make sure Willie is paid for snowplowing before we get back next spring and he has a key for the gate and ....
In the Chapel With Elvis
Niece Sherry (Tait) Lawson and her husband, Glenn, have been married twenty-five years come September 29th. Can't believe twenty-five years passes so quickly. They are renewing their vows in Las Vegas with Elvis. We and about 50 others plan to be there. I'll keep you informed.
The Beatles said that "life is what happens while you are making plans". Our life for the winter looks like the following until it doesn't.
Travel South crossing border September 22
Wedding renewal of Sherry and Glenn Lawson in Las Vegas, Nevada
October SOWER project at Sahaurita south of Tucson, Arizona
Travel to Harlingen, Texas
Paul travel to Powell River for Mom's 100th Birthday