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From Cash Flow to Ice Floe

The $15 bungalow Mom and Dad bought half a century ago….

My parents purchased our Edmonton bungalow in 1963 for $15.

My wife, Kate (who monitors me far too closely) read my note on our computer screen. “Fifteen dollars? You’ve lost it again,” she said.

Stone Cold Freezer

One day when I was twelve my father bought a deep freezer that was bigger than a coffin. Some of his patients (he was the only dentist for a hundred miles) paid him with sides of beef. He said he would teach me how to cut up the beef into steaks and roasts and we […]