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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. What did I learn from this report? ¬†That I really need to find time to write more. ¬†Only five postings over the course of an entire year? … Continue reading

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Moving Weekend

It started on Thursday night. I was at the airport, seated in a comfortable leather chair.  My right hand firmly squished into a frog puppet and clutching a bunch of flowers which had been dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day.  … Continue reading

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Back to Herronton

In March of 2012 I made the trip from Mossleigh, past the site of the old Farrow elevator, and then down to Herronton to see the old Alberta Wheat Pool elevator there.  Last weekend I found myself staring at the … Continue reading

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DanOCan Turns 40

I remember 1990 when the book “Dave Barry Turns 40” was published.  I hadn’t even reached my 18th birthday yet, I was in the transition from high school to university, and I was just getting ready to start living life … Continue reading

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Living With Windows 8

I was wrong about Windows 8.  There, I said it. I have been playing with Windows 8 on a variety of hardware since the “Consumer Preview” was released.  Initially I hated it – a lot.  Looking back I can now … Continue reading

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Hiatus

Friends, I know it has been a long time since I posted anything.  Sometimes, even in this crazy world of Facebook and Twitter where we broadcast every mundane moment of our lives, there are experiences and events that are too … Continue reading

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Windshield Time

It’s done.  Last day of vacation.  Tomorrow morning I will be waking to an alarm clock, adding my work email account back onto my phone, and start paying attention to the text messages telling me when services are down.  It’s … Continue reading

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