August 2012: A House and Two Dogs
I started drinking when I was around 15. I quit school and went to work in a fish store. Then I quit that and went to work at a local hospital. I quit that and went to Royal Military College (RMC) for a while, working in the kitchen. I quit that, then worked for roofing companies. Finally I went back to RMC to work for almost 30 years. I worked in the kitchen and as a gardener. I was also a trades helper, steam fitter, refrigeration guy, a plumber, electrician, carpenter and mason. I did it all. I even shoveled snow in the winter and took trucks and bulldozers to cut trees, clear bush and...
-- Jim C.
Odessa, Ontario, Canada