Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Olympics Are Golden For Canada

Crosby did it off in overtime.  One shot.  A gold medal in men’s hockey, just like that. Back in 1988 in Calgary, Canadians were head over heels with joy when Elizabeth Manley won… a silver. The concept of winning a … Continue reading

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Hockey girls drinking beer oh noes!

It’s funny as hell. There is actually a probe being launched over the behaviour of the Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team following their victory over the U.S.A. last night. Apparently a few of them left their dressing rooms to hang … Continue reading

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A marijuana hat trick

Ah, the sweet smell of dope.  Reminds me of college. As near as I can tell, pretty well every teenager in town smokes up and they all want to do it in my building.  Three times in the last week … Continue reading

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The Roadrunner Kub Kar

Sexy, huh?  It’s my oldest boy’s first Kub Kar.  He dubbed it the ‘Roadrunner’. His specifications called for a bullet-like nose and a fin on the back.  Concept drawings were made and approved, then construction began.  We worked on it … Continue reading

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Butter and Herb Pasta with Mushrooms and Peppers

What do you do if you have lots of mushrooms?  I did off this dish literally 20 minutes ago. Butter and Herb Pasta with Mushrooms and Peppers version 0.1.  Makes one bowl. Boil until al dente: 2 cups of rotini … Continue reading

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Workplace Safety For Protesters – updated

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2010/02/13/bc-vancouver-olympic-protest.html Updated since it was first posted. I thought the ladder thing was innovative.  It’s a fairly good way to keep the phalanx together while keeping a barrier of sorts between the phalanx and the riot police. But the key … Continue reading

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Why Linux Isn't Used More

The reason people put up with Windows is because for most people it is the least bad of the options. The problem is that Linux still isn’t there for a lot of regular joe users. Don’t get me wrong, I’m … Continue reading

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