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Aug 27th 2019, 8:28 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 44,339
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Boeing 737 Max 8

Problem solved.
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Here's is "The Software Patch" as per Private...
Forum: Canniversary
Mar 14th 2019, 3:08 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By Simon Legree

50 years today.

March 14, 1969 was when I landed. Where did the time go ?
Forum: Canniversary
Mar 14th 2018, 10:46 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,586
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: March 14, 1969

Never had any regrets. Life has been good to me.
Forum: Canniversary
Mar 14th 2018, 1:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,586
Posted By Simon Legree

March 14, 1969

Oh my. 49 years ago today, March 14, 1969, I landed here. Where did all the years go ?
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2018, 6:10 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,715
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Dentist question (sorry!)

[QUOTE=suzeandmatt;12455520]Actually tempted by this! Haha I mentioned it to the husband and I could tell he wasn’t apposed to the idea as he added “maybe we could do that and both get done what we...
Forum: Canada
Mar 3rd 2018, 6:48 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,715
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Dentist question (sorry!)

I've been going to the same folks in Los Algadonis for 17 years now. It's only 15 minutes from my place. US$350 for a root canal and from US$185 for a crown, depending on the material used. ...
Jan 16th 2018, 3:03 pm
Replies: 177
Views: 6,259
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Are Canada's immigration targets and numbers sustainable?

And these students and temporary workers came from where ?
Jan 16th 2018, 2:59 pm
Replies: 177
Views: 6,259
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Are Canada's immigration targets and numbers sustainable?

Immigrants from overseas ! Wow, what a novel idea. Where have they come from before now ? ;)
Nov 17th 2017, 4:14 pm
Replies: 8,309
Views: 454,463
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Random stuff - the anything else thread

Three root canals would be US$1,050 with my orthodontist in Los Algadonis, Mexico. You could have a holiday and still save a ton of money. My dentist in NS had to say that the work was excellent. ...
Forum: Canada
Nov 15th 2017, 5:23 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Moving to New Brunswick - Saint John area

The best way to deal with and get rid of kale is to dress it liberally with coconut oil. It slides off the plate into the garbage much quicker ! ;)
Nov 11th 2017, 6:14 pm
Replies: 5,684
Views: 486,044
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

A couple of places that I passed on my recent 7,000 km magical mystery transcon jaunt from Nova Scotia to Arizona.

The Salt Flats are west of Salt Lake City beside I 80.
The other "joint" is on...
Nov 8th 2017, 10:52 pm
Replies: 468
Views: 35,875
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2017

I've been flying since 1970 and I'm still doing it as often as I am able. I'm ballooning in California at the moment and I wouldn't do that if I didn't think it was safe. Of course there is some...
Nov 7th 2017, 4:12 am
Replies: 481
Views: 26,653
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Winter 2017-18

17C here in Lake Elsinore, CA @ 8.00 pm. Here for some hot air ballooning. I wasn't able to get into the west side of Yosemite NP yesterday because of snow closing the passes at 9,000 ft ! Bummer.
Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2017, 10:05 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Nova Scotia

Be aware that there is very little use of natural gas in NS. It is virtually non existent for residential or domestic use. Sadly oil is the main fuel. The only users are the hospitals in HRM and a...
Oct 25th 2017, 1:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Road Trip. Toronto (almost) to Vancouver

I just had a look at this. Very good. I'm on my way to AZ on Friday via Toronto and Yosemite NP in northern California. Some useful planning tips in the program. Thanks for the heads-up.
Oct 16th 2017, 12:31 am
Replies: 84
Views: 3,746
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: The Beer thread

Wells IPA (brewed in Bedfordshire) in NS and Fullers ESB or Pride in AZ. No fizzy stuff.
Oct 6th 2017, 5:13 pm
Replies: 266
Views: 26,173
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Guitar Mad People

Oh for a Gretsch White Falcon or an original solid body late '50s Burns Bison, the cherry red one. Oh happy days.
Oct 6th 2017, 3:30 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 5,865
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Ageism

Home Depot has always hired retired trades people. They are the ones that can actually answer questions and give good advice. Not like the teens at my local hardware outlet that know nothing.
Oct 1st 2017, 2:51 pm
Replies: 643
Views: 60,927
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Trump Trump Trump

I read the other day that the color guard displays and anthem and patriotic flag events are financed, in a very large part, by The Pentagon as part of their recruiting campaigns. Sort of "patriotism...
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 12th 2017, 1:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,279
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: 5 years & oh bum!

The only way that I know of to get rid of the skunk stench in to bathe the dog in tomato juice. No kidding, it works. Maybe you, and all dog owners in skunk country for that matter, should keep a...
Forum: Canada
Sep 10th 2017, 10:04 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 7,183
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Advice on Adjusting in Canada in year 1

When I arrived in 1969 I was told by another Brit immigrant, who had already been here since 1947, that if I wanted the best chance of success I should not compare with the UK and should remember...
Sep 9th 2017, 5:01 pm
Replies: 442
Views: 65,441
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Cannabis

Hey, just a moment. Don't go knocking coconut oil ! If you use it with kale it makes it that much easier to scrape it off the plate into the compost bin.
Sep 2nd 2017, 6:13 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: First Stages - Advice Needed!

A good place to start might be the Wiki section. It's the fourth tab from the left on the blue bar above. It contains a wealth of information and, if you read it, should answer most of your...
Forum: Canada
Sep 2nd 2017, 5:45 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 23,687
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Six years and done

In addition, in Nova Scotia at least, property taxes are also considerably higher if you can even see water. :thumbdown:
Aug 13th 2017, 2:37 pm
Replies: 238
Views: 21,817
Posted By Simon Legree

Re: Bike mad people?

Port Dover, on Lake Erie is much closer on any Friday the 13th of the month. Not quite Sturgis but worth the ride.
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