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Blog entry by canadianchips posted 663 days ago 1151 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The TIME has arrived. Grandpa needs to go back to work ! The economy here is just CRAP. Only jobs that are available require SO MANY WALLET cards, SO many govermental qualifications, part time 10-20hr weeks , PROMISES that never happen !blah blah blah. Brother-in-law called May 30 and asked me to come work with him. I am going. Time to move back WEST and talk to “Normal” people. PROBLEM being: In last 5 years I have accumilated SO much stuff. Good buys on solid lumber…...tools…....things that we never seen to much of in ALberta Canada. Been carrying for 2 weeks now putting everything into storage containers. I have filled a 20ft with lumber, filled a 20ft with tools, filled a 20 ft with furniture. I only plan on taking smaller tools and tools that need refurbing with me this trip. I have the 16 ft haulmark cargo trailer full,(room to sleep in front, the truck is full as well.We are off July 2nd. Destination is only 4000 kms ONE way. (Thats 2640 miles) My wife is staying here till March 30-2013 when HER job is over (Zellers bought by TARGET)her store is just closing NO target coming to this City ? If she leaves now she looses ALL her severence pay,
In a nutshell, LIFE SUCKS !
Grandkids are going to miss me ! (I will miss them for sure)

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"



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jusfine

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#1 posted 663 days ago

Coming to Edmonton?

PM me if you are looking for work, we are always looking to upgrade staff!

Lots to do here!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 663 days ago

It’s been tough all over. For a while there both our daughter’s and both Son’s in Law had to move in with us for a good many months. We still have one pair with us. We’re enjoying them but we’d much rather have a decent economy with plenty of work for them.

I hope your move works out very good for you and that your trip goes off without a hitch. It’s always tough to be away from your spouse. I hope ya’ll are back together real soon.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Mainiac Matt

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#3 posted 663 days ago

a mans got to do what a mans go to do….. and as long as you do… things will work out alright.

May God keep you safe on your trip and your wife and family secure while you’re away.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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Don W

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#4 posted 663 days ago

Safe trip. It would be hard to leave the grand kids for sure. Good luck.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 663 days ago

Man I really feel for you. If I was not old enough to retire, I’d be beating the bushes for work,too.
Good luck with the job out west. I hope you hit it good and can soon get back to running all those tools and making Canadian Chips!!.................................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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waho6o9

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#6 posted 663 days ago

Everything is going to turn out well for you my friend.

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canadianchips

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#7 posted 663 days ago

Randy. I am going to High Prairie.
I will keep you in mind. Thanks
Thanks to everyone else as well.
Getting excited here, lots to tidy up…...giving a lot of lumber to a Group home workshop nearby.
Tools…....tools…....and more tools…........what the heck was I thinking when I bought all them ?
I did have fun !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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doordude

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#8 posted 662 days ago

canadian; this depression has hurt a lot of people,everywhere.hope you make up lost wages were you’re going in time.you’ll get settled and set up another shop.
Godspeed.

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 661 days ago

I hope it all works out well for you,good luck.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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KOVA

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#10 posted 661 days ago

LOS PROBLEMAS SON MUNDIALES VIRUTA CANADIENSE: NO TE AMARGUES QUE UNA CRISIS ES TAMBI√ČN UNA OPORTUNIDAD DE EMPEZAR ALGO NUEVO QUE SUELE SER MEJOR ;-)
PROBLEMS ARE GLOBAL CANADIANCHIP: DO NOT be bitter CRISIS THAT IS ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY TO START SOMETHING THAT IS OFTEN BETTER ;-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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