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Archive for the 'Personal' Category

Painting the place

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Well, it’s been just under 2 years now in the new place. And we’ve finally opened the paint cans and starting adding our personality (and favourite colours) to the place. I’m excited! So far, we’ve painted the entryway/hallway (pebble path) and the 2nd bedroom (asparagus). Next up is the master bedroom (grape leaves) and the [...]

It’s not perfect, but it’s good enough

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

Ok, we’re all guilty of this on occasion, some more than others. That’s right, is product A better than product B? Is this deal better than that one? Is it better to go this way or that way? YouTube, MySpace, Flickr, etc. are big and popular because of the users, not the technology itself. We’re [...]

Back from Mexico… and mexican time

Sunday, December 10th, 2006

We have returned from our short 7 day vacation to Mexico, the Mayan Riviera. First thought in my mind; can I go back now please? :) Yes, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. For myself, it was everything I expected and more. Malin is slightly more critical of the food than I was, but still quite [...]

Off to Mexico!

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Well, Malin and I are getting set for our first “real” vacation since… well… ever. She’s up doing her packing while I sit here and blog away. I don’t procrastinate nearly as much as her; I’ve had my suitcase packed for a week now! Yep… the vacation is well deserved, and a long time coming. [...]

Super-Kitty! Very funny

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Saw this on Google Video today, laughed my ass off!

Property Managers, where are they?

Monday, October 16th, 2006

The condo I live at has recently changed property managers. The last company (Aragon) was next to impossible to get a hold of. One time I kept track and it was 14 phone calls, 3 voice messages left, 2 messages left with a co-worker and the rest I just hung up. Did I ever get [...]

iMac or Mac mini… which one and when?

Monday, December 5th, 2005

I’ve been following Mac’s for quite some time, far before the popular iPod’s. Apple continues to demonstrate it’s superior design and support for multimedia computing devices.