Says 73 – I found the cause of the pain in my neck.

2012 July 31 I had previously mentioned that I had a sore neck Says 67 – Pain in the neck and had put it down to my moving and helping my ex-wife move and arrange her furniture, but today I realized what was really going on. The irony is that the pain in my neck is directly connected to my landlord.… Read the rest

Says 72 – Chat with the landlords – leaving the end of August.

2012 July 28 Saturday 11;00 am. The landlord came to my room and asked me if I had found another place yet. I invited him into my room and we had a little chat. I stated that I liked the room and the other people living here and that I’d like to stay, but that we need to clear the air.… Read the rest

Says 71 – Went to look at a room

July 27 9:00 pm. With the month quickly ending and rent due, and not having an alternative place to live, I went to look at a room where the owner only had one tenant. It was a small two-bedroom home in a nice neighborhood, opposite a small park. When I went in, I could tell that the guy either was never married, or was divorced and never did much around the house.… Read the rest

Says 69 – Things that go thump in the night

July 25 Wednesday, Last night I was fast asleep, when at 11:55 pm, I was startled from my sleep by a series of loud bangs that sounded like they were coming from the kitchen. My bed is next the kitchen wall, so the direction of the clamor was easy to identify.… Read the rest

Says 68 – Tenants internet off and on – Tennant cleaning up after others – Owner asks me when I was leaving

July 21 A couple of days ago, the woman that has a room down the hallway from me, asked if the internet was working. I checked my computer and told her it was. She asked me again yesterday and said she just couldn’t figure out what the problem was as it was working fine and she never made any changes.… Read the rest

Says 66 – Owners snooping in my room – Flip-flop trap.

July 16 I had my suspicions that the rental property owners were going into my room when I was gone. To prove my hunch, I placed a flip flop against the door so that I could open the door far enough to get out and back in, without flipping the flip flop.… Read the rest

Says 65 – Shower bars – Dent cheque – A/C bullshit issues

2012 July 09 – I did some more work for ex-wife’s apartment. I also took back two shower safety bars, as I didn’t want to install them in her tiled bathroom because if I cracked a tile, it would be an expensive fix up job. She approached the apartment superintendent and he said that his maintenance man wouldn’t do it either and suggested she find a professional bathroom installed to have it done.… Read the rest

Says 64 – Rogers “Pay-as-you-go” a rip off and an outrage!

2012 July 08 I had a cell phone with a pre-paid “pay-as-you-go” plan with Rogers for the past year. I had only used it for emergency calls, and if someone called me, I’d call them back using Skype on the internet where only costs me $3.00/month and I can call any phone in North America, and talk for as long as I want.… Read the rest

Says 63 – Another new tenant moves in and out next door

2012 July 08 A man about my age moved in to the room across the hall five days ago and moved out today. He was also fed up with the BS he is getting from owners living below. Like the woman before him, he complained about the heat and that he wasn’t allowed to keep his door open.… Read the rest

Says 62 – Another run in with a government agency bureaucrat

2012 July 06, Today I went to the local ServiceOntario centre the Motor Vehicle agent to get my address changed on my drivers’ license and motor vehicle registration. I got the first woman of three behind the counter and everything went smooth until she finished and asked me if I also wanted to change the address on my OHIP (Health card).… Read the rest

Says 61 – Met a New Age woman from the internet

July 06 I drove to Kitchener to meet a woman that I had met on an internet forum that suggested that we meet for coffee and a chat. It was the first time that I met another new age person on line that only lived ½ hour away from me. We met at a coffee shop and talked for about an hour and a half, and left with her giving me an invitation to go canoeing.… Read the rest

Says 60 – Canada Day – Another religion – worshiping a corporation

July 1, I was thinking about Canada Day (July 1) and how it’s like another religion where people worship this fictitious entity , this corporation called Canada. Canada was created on paper to serve as a format to unite people in commonality, within a given land area and also as a form of having control (governing) over both the land and the people.… Read the rest

Says 59 – Helping ex-wife move and looking for another place

My ex-wife moved to her new apartment on the end of June and I helped her move some stuff and then set up the apartment, like move furniture, hang window blinds and coverings, ceiling fan, bed frame and headboard, put together new dining room table and chairs, organize closets, hang pictures, etc.… Read the rest

Says 58 – Things crawling out of the woodwork

2012 June 21 Well things are interesting. The weather has been hot (high 20’s and low 30’s C) and the rooms are supposed to be air conditioned, but whenever the landlords (that are living downstairs) are asked why it’s not working, they come up with different excuses, and that they are having it checked out.… Read the rest

Says 57 – Arrived in Woodstock

June 10 Sunday, 5:30 pm I arrived in Woodstock and stayed at my ex-wife’s apartment while I looked for a place to stay. I arrived on Sunday evening and my daughter who was expecting and out visiting friends, went into labour and had boy (Max) 5 lbs 12 oz at around 4:00 am on Monday morning.… Read the rest

Says 56 – Back in Regina and finishing up last minute business.

May 26 – May 31 Recuperating , and beginning to feel better. A couple of days later I cleaned up the Toyota Tercel to get it ready to sell and posted it on Kijiji.

June 01 While I got enquiries for the Toyota, I never got any offers as people were leery of buying a car from Ontario that was not safety inspected and certified.… Read the rest

Says 55 – I’m Back on my Blog – Basic details of my trip out West

I’m not going to go into any details, but simply give you an outline of what has happened these past two months. Seems like time is just flying.

May 22 – Drove to Edmonton where I met an internet friend – Rick
May 23 – 24 From Edmonton, drove to Kamloops, and then the next day to Kelowna where I tried to hook up with some old friends but that was not to be, as the stores had closed and people moved.… Read the rest