Category Archives: rant

3:2 where are you?

You’d think I’d be able to get a decent size digital picture frame in 3:2 format so I can display my DSLR pictures without having to crop the sides on all of them. For those of you that are going … Continue reading

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Oy limp icks

Every 2 years I am faced with the usual summer / winter sports obsession known as the Olympics. It’s particular bad this year as since it’s in my country, everyone and their dog is covering the event. I can live … Continue reading

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Damn, you Ice Cream truck!

It seems lately that that my neighborhood has been bombarded by Ice Cream trucks. You really can’t miss them – at least by sound. That silly musical bonging playing the same thing over and over and over. The thing of … Continue reading

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Madly waving the Rubber Chicken to Kill Bad Computer Mojo

The title sums it up for you non-computer types. For the rest of you, long, nerdy, techy rant follows.

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Random tomfoolery

Farewell emails in this recession era are one of those things where people have gotten bitten by technology they don’t fully understand. First of all, why, oh why do companies give there employees the ability to send globally in the … Continue reading

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And so it begins: We will let you know by email after each item in your order ships. If you ordered multiple items, you may receive separate shipments with no additional shipping charges. I had just ordered a Mac mini … Continue reading

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Westjet vs Air Canada small screen smackdown

So last week I flew Westjet east to Ottawa and returned west on Air Canada. That sounds like it’s backwards, but hey, it’s the way it worked out. The situation being such that Westjet didn’t have a flight at a … Continue reading

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They’ve given up on forecasts in Calgary

Calgary has the distinction of being one of the few places in the world where you can go “WTF?” when reading a weather forecast. I give you tonight’s forecast: It would seem that from the -18 C we are right … Continue reading

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Alnoor Kassam just lost any chance of getting my vote

Occasionally, a politician does something so monumentally stupid that with a single act, they kill any hope of their being elected. Sometimes they just do something to honk me off and permanently loose any chance of getting my vote. I … Continue reading

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What are they smoking over at Future Shop?

I’m browsing my way through the B5 stuff at Future Shop when I run across this little gem: ” In 1994 Star Trek had to take a backseat to this science fiction series, created by Michael…” Uhhh, I don’t know … Continue reading

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