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And the farm is sold

The laneway at the farm
Quite a pleasant surprise, really. I was expecting it to take a lot longer, but we were able to ride the new listing wave of interest all the way to a sale. I would like to thank our real estate agents Barb McLeod and Peter Kennedy for their great advice and hard work. Barb especially became property manager for the place to get it ready to sell. I fear she sort of lived there for a while, ushering in various contractors as well as showing the property to people.

For sale: 1870s farm house near Alton, Ontario

Beautiful 1870s farmhouse in Caledon, ON It's official. We're selling the farm. It's a beautiful four bedroom home on 38 acres of rural property in Caledon, Ontario. The front lot is full of forty year old pine, spruce and tamarack. You arrive via a 300m lane way, lined with stately, 100 year old maple trees.

The wierdest thing I found today

A big heap of junk just beside the garage So probably the wierdest thing I found today was a grocery bag full of old bits of sandpaper. I swear some of them were ones I used when I was sanding the paint off the window frames in the 1970s. No joke.

And now the next stage of life

Balance. May I find it some day

Apart from a brief but wonderful stay at my aunt and uncle’s cottage this past weekend, my life has been consumed by the bureaucracy and mechanics of death. And despite how wonderful that sounds, it hasn’t been at all bad.…