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Canadian flag removal disgraceful

The Newfoundland and Labrador premier Danny Williams should be ashamed of himself for taking down the Canadian flags because he feels Ottawa hasn’t offered him a fair deal on offshore revenue. I think this is the most disrespectful thing he can do to his country, and the worst possible way to resolve the conflict.Link to ...

Airport Officials out of work

I predict there will be many US airport officials leaving their jobs in the near future. The Transportation Security Administration announced yesterday that it is modifying Pat-down procedures at airports to exclude patting down breasts unless the handheld metal detector goes off or if there is an irregularity in the passenger’s clothing outline. I would ...

Hot pick-up joint

For singles looking to meet new people, I always thought that going to the gym, or grocery shopping or to church was the best way to meet new people. According to a recent survey of 1,003 New Yorkers, the best place to pick up is the bookstore chain; Barnes & Noble. (Link to article) The ...

Limbo Jim

Here’s a pic from the work party on Friday. It’s not too often you get to see me doing the limbo. (My VP is the lady visibly laughing in the background)

Christmas Joke

A guy decides to buy his new girlfriend a pair of gloves for Christmas. It seems like an appropriate gift; after all, they’ve only known each other three weeks. He wants something romantic, just not too personal. He asks the girlfriend’s younger sister to come along to advise on hand size and color. After much ...

Crazy Cabby

I was on my way to the Royal York hotel last night for yet another Christmas party, and the cab driver that was taking us definitely had a few loose screws. From the second we got in the cab, he spoke in a casual monotone manner and basically explained to us that Cab drivers are ...

Bush named ‘Person of the Year’

George W. Bush has been named Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year”. When I browse to CNN, you would normally see something like this as the main news article, but it was bumped down to the second most important news article, because the car bombing in Iraq today that killed 40 people took priority. I ...

Bonus payment = Party time

Today our work Christmas bonuses were deposited into our bank accounts. Coincidentally, this afternoon is also our department Christmas party starting at 12:00PM. The tradition every year is to go to the nudey bar after the Christmas party, so I’m not sure if this bonus payment is a blessing or a curse PS: For any ...

Lovely Voicemail

So I get into the office this morning and I have a message waiting. At first I thought it might be something important; usually when I have messages first thing in the morning, something is wrong. I listen to the message, and it’s a buddy of mine impersonating someone we know to make fun of ...

Wilderness Camping with Internet Access

I wonder what the world is going to be like in 5-10 years. With the exponential rate of technological expansion, how will our lives change? In the news today, the United States FCC announced that they hope to allow air travelers to surf the web by 2006. (Link) Being in a technology career, I can ...