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Category Archives: Rants


  After spending a ridiculously fabulous weekend away at a cottage (post to come) it was more than painful increasingView full post »

The 613.

My latest annoyance. Actually, I think it is every Ottawans latest annoyance. We were recently informed that Ottawa-View full post »


For comedic relief during game 7 between the Carolina Hurricanes and our Edmonton Oilers (yes, I had firmly secured aView full post »

2006 2006, and a modest proposal

Today is June 20, 2006, or by some date formats 20-06-2006, or 20062006. A few weeks ago, it was 6-06-2006. No matterView full post »

Out of the Dark Ages…finally.

This must be how cavemen felt when they created fire for the first time….we got A/C on Thursday! Ok wait, let&#View full post »


I figure it might be time to write something again as it’s been awhile, and at least two people have asked me toView full post »

CIBC and Glasses of Baileys

Let me preface this rant by saying that I’m an engineer, with absolutely no marketing training and only a vagueView full post »

Punctuation: To over-use or not to use at all?

In this age of email, text messaging, and instant messaging, it isn’t surprising that we are forced to find newView full post »

Where have you gone, Mr. Stroumboulopoulos?

Like many people my age, I laughed at the idea of the Muchmusic VJ search, watched an episode out of pure boredom oneView full post »

Law-abiding citizen

  I’ll admit it…I broke the law this weekend.  Actually, I probably break the law every day (What, you donView full post »

JDSU stock is awesome!

So much for helping us out in hitting 25% downpayment on our new house …View full post »

Scotiabank Place parking = ass

Sonja and I had the pleasure of attending the Senators game at Scotiabank Place on Monday night (“ScotiabankView full post »

Poor Kenny

I am a Kenny Rogers fan. The Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits album with The Gambler, Lady, Coward of the County, and otherView full post »

A breath of fresh smoke?

A post or two ago I discussed my sheer glee at the long-awaited return of spring.  This stills holds true for me, butView full post »