Category Archives: Announcements

2016 Year End Review and Tesla

I’ve been waiting patiently all year for someone to poke fun at the Tesla company for making giant storage batteries for the home. This is a direct current operation and would be more sensible coming from a company named after … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Snobbery

I’ve been shocked to hear The Weather Network in Canada repeating the same dogma over the last few years. That is that a heat wave is defined to be at least 3 days in a row of temperatures above 32 … Continue reading

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Boxing Week Post Held Over

Alright, alright, the truth is that I forgot to do my end of the year Boxing Week post last week. This is the post where in my first blogging year I relied on stats programs to pick the favourites. The … Continue reading

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Been Down for a Month

Unfortunately this site has been down for about a month. While that helped me in completing NaNoWriMo, any regular followers have been left with nothing. We’re back up to stay. Besides this post, there are 5 other posts that the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo the Fourth

It’s Hallowe’en and the countdown is on to the witching hour when NaNoWriMo begins. Will I be brave enough to set some words down at the break of midnight? Or will I choose to sleep fitfully, knowing a scary 1 … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Stephen Huss

My best friend, Stephen Huss, died last weekend. He was my age, only 47. The electronic music aware of you might recognize his name from the rock band Psyche. Now that he is gone I find it a bit comforting … Continue reading

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Garbage Out

While the news agencies are actually behaving themselves the rest of the year by doing actual reporting, this blog (which adds twists to that news much of the time) is productive. But during boxing week when the news consists of … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo the Third

National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo has existed for over a decade. But for me personally, this is the third time participating. And I’m doing it wrong for the 2nd of 3 years. My first year and this year I … Continue reading

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Yearly Roundup – 2013

First let me tell you this is my 368th post. So now there is a rant for every day of the year. I did something I haven’t done before. I added to the main content of two posts this year. … Continue reading

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Novel Writing Month Winner

I participated in National Novel Writing Month again this year. Last year some of you may remember I won the challenge of writing over 50 000 words in the month of November. I tried not to brag too much because … Continue reading

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