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Canada profits from Bush victory

CNN has featured a story on their main page advertising Canada as a haven for fed-up Democrats in the United States. The amount of press Canada has received from the United States news agencies is extremely valuable for tourism in Canada. Here’s the article: Link The CNN article states that the UN has named Toronto ...

Toilet humour

Just some random toilet thoughts that came to mind: 1) Why is it that you are more of a man if your urination takes longer than another man? Is the man with the shorter urination any less of a man? I see guys competing with each other all the time. 2) At work last week ...

Mini-Me is coming to Puerto Rico

Due to very short deadlines to obtain the Airline tickets in time, I had to make a quick decision on whom to bring with me on my trip to Puerto Rico in January. After a week of contemplation, my 19 year-old brother Tom (AKA Mini-Me) is the lucky (or unlucky depending on how you view ...

How well can you bluff?

Last night I was at a buddy’s apartment playing a board game called “Balderdash”. The way the game works is that one person reads out a name, or an acronym, or a word, etc, and you are to write either the real meaning or you make something up. It’s quite fun. Here are a couple ...

Wipe out!

I was having lunch with a friend from work today, and she was telling me about how she tripped and fell today in the printer room at the office, so that was quite a shocker for her colleagues on her floor. She informed me that this tripping and falling happens frequently, at least once a ...

Remembrance Day Message from me

On this day, we remember those who fought to save the world. These were ordinary young men who stood up to fight for their country. These were boys who became men in a very short period of time. They knew the danger they were exposing themselves to. They watched their brothers die right before their ...

Going to Puerto Rico!

Well, in January I will be experiencing my first trip to the Caribbean. I won a performance award at work that awards me a free trip for 2 to Puerto Rico. I’m very excited about this, the resort looks beautiful! I’m looking forward to the golfing, scuba diving, the blue water, and the smooth sand. ...

Come back tomorrow bank robber!

After robbing a bank, an Albany man turned himself into police after seeing himself on TV. The police told him to come back the next day to be arrested. Full story: Link

Canadian Victoria Cross Recipient – June 12, 1944

16 Canadians were awarded the Victoria Cross during World War II. I wanted to share the great story of P.O. Andrew Charles Mynarski. Pilot Officer Mynarski was the mid-upper gunner of a Lancaster aircraft, detailed to attack a target at Cambrai in France, on the night of 12th June 1944. It would be the crew’s ...

RAF WWII Bomber Command

This week’s quote of the week is on a more serious note, due to Remembrance Day taking place this Thursday. The context of the quote is to remember the aircrews that sacrificed their lives in World War 2 to fight the Germans against appalling odds. I’d also like to remember the many Canadians and Australians ...