You knew the CPP was changing the rules, right? Lower pension payments starting in 2012, no longer have to have ceased or reduced work at all, continued CPP contributions required from you if you do continue to work. Those are the biggies.BUT, if you qualify by dint of turning 60 in Dec. of 2011, and apply, you are hit with the old rules of needing to have ceased work or have such a low income anyway it doesn't matter. The catch is, you don't actually get your first CPP payment till Jan of…See More
"Dogs, cats, horses, my favourite colour is black. We are lucky to have one Black Lab and two black cats here. Yes, doggy discrimation is alive and well, just look at the hoopla around pitbulls. And black cats, oh my, poor…"
";-) -- Nah, I gave up ice skates when I was around 12. Had a bad fall on the ice and hurt my knee, so that was it, I'd had enough. I had to wear my brother's hand-down skates and they weren't the best. Had three older brothers who…"
SKATE TO THE MUSIC Try a search on the internet for “adult recreational ice skating to music” and you will get very few hits. You will find lots of information on hockey, speed and figure skating, all activities requiring some kind of organization, practice and often geared to developing increased skill. When did skating stop being just for fun? Many of us remember going to the skating rink before the days of indoor shopping malls. In those days rinks only had ice in the winter time and the…See More
"Scientists at Rolls Royce in the UK built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners and military jets all travelling at maximum velocity.
The idea is to simulate the frequent incidents of collisions with airborne…"
"An eminent cardiologist in London died recently and at his funeral his coffin was placed next to an enormous mock-up of a heart made entirely of flowers. It was a lovely tribute to a man who had dedicated his life to just one part of the human body.…"
"A man comes home from work and can’t find his wife. After looking all over the house he finds her in the bedroom as naked as a jay bird standing in front of a mirror looking at herself. She had recently had a pacemaker installed. The man yells…"