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Grand entrance

Yesterday morning, our department had a “Town Hall” meeting where the entire department gathers together. I set my alarm clock for 7:30, slept through it and didn’t wake up until 8:30. It wasn’t until after I got out of the shower that I remembered the meeting (It was 8:45 by this time). I knew they ...

Who needs a weather forecast?

Instead of checking the weather forecast to see if it’s going to rain, all I need to do is to look out my back window. My next-door neighbors occasionally put their clothes on a line outside. But they seem to do it only when it’s either raining or when it’s going to rain. It also ...

Office annoyances

I am so annoyed right now. For almost 10 minutes straight, all I could hear was constant rapid clicking of the mouse coming from a cubicle near mine. I couldn’t understand why somebody would be clicking so fast for so long. What piece of software can possibly require someone to go into a clicking frenzy? ...

Dumb thieves leave empty handed

Balaclava-wearing thieves attempted unsuccessfully to kick in an unlocked sliding door at an Australian seafood restaurant they were attempting to rob. The sign on the door said “Slide”, but they obviously were incapable of reading it. Link to the article: link

Jim’s Hot Friend

You have all seen postings from “Jim’s Hot Friend”. Well here is a picture of “Jim’s Hot Friend”. His real name is Tim, and anyone that knows him knows that he likes to work out his upper body. Look at this sexy man:

NYC to London in 30 minutes?

NASA has set a new record in flight speed, reaching close to 7000MPH in an unmanned 12 foot long X-43A supersonic combustion ramjet. Could you imagine flying from New York City to London in 30 minutes? Link to the article: Link

Winston Churchill quotes of the week

This week’s quotes of the week come from Winston Churchill and they illustrate the mood I’m in this evening. “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it”. “Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides ...

Cell phone pain

My cell phone hates me. Every week or so the battery starts dying and I always like to fully drain the battery before recharging. It always seems that by the time the battery is fully dead, it’s either a Friday night or a Saturday night; the worst time for a cell phone to die. I ...

Cycling home from work

My bicycle was locked up outside of my work for a week or so, so I decided to ride it home today since I was running late for hockey tonight. (It’s faster to get home on my bicycle than taking a streetcar or driving). It was an interesting ride home. The first incident was with ...

Rednecks in Toronto

It’s not too often I come across rednecks in Toronto, but today was a prime example. I took the last 2 days off work to do construction on my house. (We dug out a separate basement entrance, and a new room in the basement, and we built a new washroom upstairs). Well the contractor we’re ...