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Blog archives for September, 2009

Archive for September, 2009

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Well not exactly, but the cat was found in a Toronto neighbourhood called Roncesvalles. According to the Toronto Star, these hairless mutants were found in an alley in this Polish neighbourhood. Once local delinquents’ hi-jinks had been ruled out, and a Toronto Vet had been called in, the world started on the path to welcoming [...]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

It seems there is a really good reason to buy a legal copy of Windows.  A substantial chunk of that money might go to ridding the world of Polio. Bill Gates Foundation, Rotary International and the British and German governments today pledged $630 million over the next five years to vaccine and other programs designed [...]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Toronto’s summer’s strike had garbage was literally left on the streets, but the coming weeks and months may see it shift from the literal to the metaphorical. Toronto defence lawyers began a boycott of legal aid cases in June.  The boycott soon spread to other Ontario cities. The issue was that the systems rate haven’t [...]

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

We all have a bucketlist – I don’t actually call mine that, but I do have one. One of the top 5 things is to see the fall colours that Canada is famous for. You see — I don’t see them. I have red-green colour blindness – it’s a pain with traffic lights, a lot [...]

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Google the Newsletter Spammer So I’ve been hit up by a meaningless Google newsletter for a while now, and finally decided to unsubscribe.  I press on the link saying “unsubscribe”, send the autogenerated email, and I’m free right?  No, no, that would be COMPETENCE…so instead I get a failed mail back into the inbox.  I’ve [...]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

So I’m on the phone with Rogers getting something verified (their online instructions for verifying external mails actually don’t work).   They want a bunch more contact info, which I give them, but with the caveat to remove me from any more marketing phone calls, or emails. While I am on the phone with them, I’m [...]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

So we all know about Colin Ferguson the Canadian Actor – (lead in Eureka, the TV show), and Colin Ferguson the guy who Massacred a Long Island Train.  Oh yes, there’s me too, but I don’t even show up in the first ten results on Google for the name, so do I even qualify? Anyway, [...]