Little Girl’s wish comes True

Little girl walking past me in the Comox Valley: Why do I have to zip up my rain jacket? Little girl’s mommy: Because it’s raining. Little Girl: Why is it raining? Mommy: Because the clouds are full of water. Little Girl: They must be really full. Mommy: They sure are. Little Girl: I wish the sun would shine. Mommy,…

Christmas is Not a Competition

Shelley: Remember what every neighbour said to us when we moved in? John: Of course. “Welcome to the neighbourhood. Just so you know, this street is renowned for it’s Christmas decorations. Don’t let us down.”   Shelley: It’s time. Go get ’em, tiger. John: I’m on it. Shelley: Oohhhh. Everything’s perfect right down to our little Christmas tree on the…

C4 is Perfectly Safe as Long as you use it Properly

Smiths finally take possession of their new home. First Stage of Renovation: Demo chimney and two fireplaces. Day 1… Day 2 of Stage 1, 9:00 A.M…  Shelley: Shenley, (my brother) Thanks for coming over and helping us. Yesterday was crazy how fast that chimney and first floor fireplace went down. We couldn’t have accomplished so much without your…

Every Man Needs a Chop Saw

Recent Smith life recap: Sell homes Buy a home Wait to take possession by visiting Home Depot… Home Depot Employee #1: Have you considered a front door with glass? Shelley: I’m not sure if glass is the way to go in this climate. John: Shelley! Shelley: Excuse me for one second. What’s up? John: Remember…

My Name is Comox Valley and I’m From Shelley

Shelley: Can you believe how that guy from two sites down spoke to his wife? I would have punted him into the sea. And Chris from California? When he said, “I can tell you where the best beaches are on the Baja, but I’ll have to kill you.” Even after twenty minutes of listening to…

But I’m Your Mother

Shelley: Morning Matt. It’s almost 10:00. Matt: Huh? Shelley: Here’s your folded laundry. Need anything else washed? Matt: Thanks mom. I think I’m good. Shelley: Don’t you have a shirt for me to mend? Matt: Yawn. Just give me 20 more minutes. I’m still on vacation. Shelley: No worries. I’ll start breakfast when I hear you moving around. How’s that? Matt: MMmmmppphhhhh…. Shelley: Whhhoeeeee! You…