Apparently this guy REALLY doesn’t want to get some of our work emails. And yet can’t find the unsubscribe button: Subject: SPAM EMAILS REMOVE ME FROM YOUR FUCKING SPAM EMAILS! STOP SENDING ME THIS SHIT! [redacted], LUTCF [redacted] and Associates www.[redacted].com 317-[XXX-XXXX] 317-[XXX-XXXX] fax Faith, Hope and Charity. Yah, read that last line of his … Continue reading Faith, Hope and Charity
An update for those playing along at home. Reader’s Digest version: Things are much, much better. The dog’s infection has cleared up with antibiotics and some antiseptic soap treatments, so she’s much happier. She can be left without the cone and should be 100% once the course of drugs are finished. Neil got the results … Continue reading Out the Other Side
Well okay then. It’s been a less than auspicious start to 2010 for the House of Watkii. I spent the beginning of December nursing Neil with the flu, then spent the last 10 days of 2009 terribly ill myself (too ill to eat more than 1/2 plate of Christmas dinner – tragedy!), finally feeling better … Continue reading Oh, so it’s going to be like that, is it.
… I do not think it means what you think it means! I’m talking about Sustainability. The latest in a long series of buzzwords that’s been appropriated to make people feel better about their choices – not the first, and certainly not the last. But definitely the one I find most annoying right now. sus·tain·a·ble … Continue reading You Keep Using that Word
Darren posted today about trying to understand the HST. Personally, I’m not really one to get all up in arms over new taxes, and like him, I’m really just trying to understand what’s going on. I am concerned, though, about the tax’s impact on the new housing market – it sounds like new homes that … Continue reading Het up over the HST
One of the pet peeves I had while I was looking for cleanse info/reviews was finding people saying “oh hey I’m starting this cleanse” and that was the last thing they had to say about it. For future googlers, I’m halfway through this godforsaken Wild Rose D-Tox cleanse. Here’s how it’s going: I certainly experienced … Continue reading Half-Clean
A few years ago I volunteered with Junior Achievement BC, leading the A Business of Our Own program for a grade 6 class. One of the units in the program is to guide the students through thinking about how to market the class business (in this case, chocolate sales to fund their class trip) and … Continue reading I want a hippopotamus!