• I was pulling up some baseboard today in preparation for the new floor installation and tucked behind the baseboard near the front door was a Financial Post newspaper page from January 9, 1990. It was a Tuesday and some of the headlines include: "French advertiser Eurocom seeks international market;" "Japanese bring life to deteriorating British tire factory;" "Economist Wendy Dobson has international outlook." And my favorite: "Videonet arrives" - a story about how this Canadian offshoot of the American company Videonet will spend $2M in 1990 to introduce a range of services including banking, information, education and entertainment services using Bell Canada's Alex network. Interesting to see how this proprietary network never really got off the ground and was absolutely

  • We got a draft copy of the contract today and after a few revisions, will be able to start the project!

  • A slight bit more demo last night. Took out the drywall on a wall for the furnace room; one which I though I would not have to tear down. Tonight have to rip out the studs and rebuild as it has to be extended for the door to the work/laundry area. Behind this wall are two jackposts which were put in years ago that I sure don't want to touch, so I will just build around them. I have studs left over from the closet project Graham did, so hopefully I will have enough wood to construct all this. Existing joists with plywood laminated and blocking installed. I also took a look at the return air duct because I need