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Iraq election valid?

In the current state of violence in Iraq, will the elections being held Sunday prove to be valid? A US General has said the lack of security could deter many voters in four of Iraq’s 18 provinces that hold nearly a quarter of its population. The security state of Iraq is far worse than the ...

Man plans to end his life this evening 1

78-year-old Marcel Tremblay plans to attend his own wake this evening with 50 friends and relatives in Ottawa before committing suicide. He suffers from a number of health problems, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a lung condition that leaves him unable to breathe properly. He believes that he will eventually die from not being able to ...

Drawing of me! 1

Here is an artist’s rendition of me. It was drawn by a fellow blogger “Godsmack”. Click here to view her site.  Do you think it looks more like me or Michael Jackson?

Johnny Carson quotes of the week 2

This week’s quotes of the week come from Johnny Carson who passed away on Sunday. “Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.” “I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day ...

Road Rage

While waiting for the streetcar on my way into work today, there were some construction guys that were blocking the road from letting cars by. So after about 2 minutes of waiting, an older man in an SUV laid his hand down on the horn and didn’t let up for a count of about 30 ...

What makes you a good person? 7

All humans have some good qualities that make them good people in their own ways. Over the years of growing up in a moderately Christian household, I often wondered why we did the things we did. Did we do them to be good people? Does going to church every Sunday because you feel you will ...

Sleep talking 5

Have you ever woken someone up, and they start talking to you about the things that they are currently dreaming about? I woke my brother up last night when his friend called him, and here was our conversation: Tom “Is it okay if I put this here?” (Pointing at his bed).Jim “Is it okay if ...

Back in Toronto

I arrived back in Toronto around 3:30PM today. We were supposed to arrive last night at 10:30PM. We ended up spending the night in Chicago. We also had bad luck on the way to Puerto Rico as well; we sat at the Chicago airport for 13 hours due to airplane mechanical problems. So we only ...

Hola Puerto Rico! 3

I don’t want to waste too much time on the Internet, since the weather is absolutely gorgeous out here and I want to get back to the Ocean to body surf the waves, so I’m just going to post a few pictures of the trip thus far. Most of these pictures were taken yesterday. We ...

Gone to Puerto Rico 1

I’m leaving for Puerto Rico this morning, so you probably won’t hear much from me all next week.