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
I can’t say I’m particularly surprised at the presidential election outcome. The most dynamic candidate has always won, and both Gore and Kerry were huge snoozers in terms of inspiring passion in their parties. Nevertheless, I’m pleased the Democrats and Obama found each other, and that the American people chose them both. In fact, I … Continue reading Proud to be a Canadian
I happen to be fortunate enough to know some truly super people doing truly super things lately. SuperHero Drop Zone First up on the roster is Riann. In about six weeks she’ll be rappelling down a 20-story building downtown, complete with cape, boots and underwear on the outside! All in the name of raising money … Continue reading SuperHeroes!
No, I wasn’t arrested for running a meth lab , and I didn’t get lost after the evacuation. I wasn’t even in town! I’m just stuck in Orlando for work. Regular blogging should resume sometime after the 15th. Continue reading There goes the Neighbourhood
This whole potable water shortage thing is seriously harshing my buzz. Of course, I mocked a former roommate when he went on and on about being “earthquake ready” in terms of water available. And I always figured Mark was a bit of a sucker when he moved somewhere that a hurricane kit is necessary (though … Continue reading H2-Ohhhh
Anousheh Ansari Originally uploaded by Space Explorer. Via the CBC: Anousheh Ansari, the world’s first “space tourist” has a flickr photostream and a blog! Reading through it I feel 6 years old again, back when the only attractive career options were Astronaut, Prime Minister, or Movie Star. Ansari highlights the things I love most about … Continue reading Ground Control to Major Tom
Darren’s entered an online viral video contest with a hefty prize – $10,000 to the winner. He’s come up with a unique idea of what to do with the prize money, should he win: 1. I divide the money into three pools: $4500, $4500 and $1000. 2. $4500 goes to three charities: The David Suzuki … Continue reading No War Required