BOUGHNER: Today is the most important shovelling day of the year

Fun piece in the Citizen today from our Stittsville neighbour Joe Boughner.

It’s your old pal Joe the Suburban Dad here with the first “Driveway Shovelling Tips from a Suburban Dad” offering of the season.

So tie on your scarves, lace up your boots and dig out your YakTrax. We’ve got work to do.

Now sure, friends, we’ve had a few false alarms already. The more keen of us have even been out for a few practice runs with our trusty shovels.

But aside from the few, the proud and the obsessive, nature’s thrown nothing at us that a bit of patience and an unseasonably high temperature upswing couldn’t handle.

But this? This one’s different. This is the official start of driveway shovelling season.

Read the full story here…



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