Perry and David are my two best friends from high school and they came down from Waterloo and Toronto on Perry's plane for a visit. It was really great to see them again. We caught up but also reminisced - a guilty pleasure from a conversation perspective. As we talked it amazed me, as it… Continue reading Perry and David’s visit
Hi all. The day before yesterday I went for a walk with Dina and Charmaine along Pointe-Claire's lakeshore. ...and with the high temperatures at 26 degrees Celsius we got our first ice cream cones of the year. It was amazing seeing Dina again! I also realized that I had stopped wanting people to visit as… Continue reading Went for a walk with Dina and Charmaine along Pointe-Claire lakeshore
My oncologist and we decided to stop the chemo since it doesn't seem to be helping. Instead he'll be asking palliative care to step up their involvement. We'll be meeting with him again in 2 months, palliative in one. During this two months he'll be attending a conference where they'll be discussing new treatments. If… Continue reading Another update
Hi all. It's been quite a while since the last update. There's a good reason for that. The new treatments haven't been great and have left me with an energy deficit - therefore not much for blogging or anything for that matter.
The next phases of the plane included applying the decals and other parts such as the landing gear. In the below photo I'm attaching a decal while trying to dry it off somewhat with a Q-Tip. The following photo shows attachment of the first landing gear. This is far more challenging than it looks as… Continue reading The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb Model, part 5
In this section I'll mask off the different areas for painting. The below photo shows a mask applied to the cockpit and front cowl.' The below image shows the masking of the bottom of the aircraft. Here I've started applying silly putty for the camouflage. After which I apply tape to the rest of the… Continue reading The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb Model, part 4