Today the Canadian dollar hit 90 cents. This is amazing stuff. You have to be Canadian to understand the latent inferiority complex we have developed over our "Loonie." When I was 22 (18 years ago, now just 16.2 in American) and moved to Phoenix, I was in charge of watching over my mom's money. Of course, the only smart thing I did was convert her money to US dollars. Over the next 14 years that seemed wise. The last 4 years have seen a complete wipe out of 14 years of gains. Thank god she does not read my blog.
There is good news - based on the exchange rate, my wife and I have been married less CANADIAN years than that stated in my profile. It is now exactly 12.1 in Canadian years. She owes me three gifts. I am on fire.