Ramblings

A date with oddity.

Congratulations. We have all just experienced the moment that was 12:34:56 7/8/9 – that is, if you can suspend disbelief long enough to forget that this actually occurred 2000 years ago. The rest of the world will tell you that we got the date wrong. If you belong to that camp, mark your calendars for [...]

moving servers yet again.

Can you see this post? Wonderful – that means that you are now seeing the correct site that is now living on my favourite of webhosts, Bluehost. That is all.

Time for a quiz. What is your personality type?

It’s been ages since I’ve fed my quiz kick, so thanks to Degan for kicking it off Facebook style. – Take the personality type quiz at blogthings.com – I am an ENTP – The Visionary You are charming, outgoing, friendly. You make a good first impression. You possess good negotiating skills and can convince anyone [...]

nerd pick-up lines.

This geeky twist to the ol’ pick-up lines game caught my eye on Twitter today. Go to the #nerdpickuplines stream for and browse at your leisure. I’ve listed some faves below (in other words, the ones that might have worked on me). I think I less than three you. # I can tell you’re 36-25-36, [...]

historic v. ‘istoric.

TV folks: get it right. Historic has a pronounced H. Say it with me. A historic. If you are still compelled to use “an”, for the love of all things linguistic, aspirate the H! An ‘istoric. If you say an historic within earshot of me…don’t say I didn’t warn you. That is all.

recap of nicole’s visit to vancouver.

My youngest sister-in-law flew in from Winnipeg to hang out with us these past 10 days. A lot of good times were had: Sushi fest and sisterly bonding at Alpha Shopping and lunching around the downtown core with Leanne Hiking at Lighthouse Park with other out-of-towners Great and awful jazz to be had at David [...]

update about stuff that isn’t edible.

Time to dust the cobwebs from this blog and let you in on what’s been happening outside of the dinner table. Kurt is now a fully fledged Chartered Accountant! His dad, also a CA, proudly introduced him to the assembly on graduation day. Only 5 more weeks before my good friend Dave becomes a daddy. [...]

My life as a comic strip?

Got an email from a friend in Winnipeg that started my day off with a laugh. Which is always a good way to commence the day. From: Nathan To: Karen Date: Tue, May 20, 2008 at 9:13 AM Subject: comic I read today’s “Shoe” comic and immediately thought about you: http://www.comicspage.com/comicspage/main.jsp?catid=1160&custid=69 & file=20080520cssho-a-p.jpg&code=cssho&dir=/shoe