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    top ten lists

    Thursday, August 31st, 2006 Posted in Learning & Education | No Comments »

    Top 10 lists are so much fun. Just ask David Letterman. He's been using them for years ;) Of late, I've come across two very interesting top 10 lists. The first ... Read more..

    has it come to this?

    Thursday, August 31st, 2006 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    The Edmonton Sun is running an article titled Overtime heroes today. I've always said there was a time and a place for unions, but this just seems to confirm my growing ... Read more..

    warning: not suitable for all audiences

    Wednesday, August 30th, 2006 Posted in Flan-dom, Random Burbling | No Comments »

    After my lengthy rant yesterday, I've nothing to write about today aside from the horrific grammatical errors I made in yesterday's posting that I'm too lazy to clean up. Maybe ... Read more..

    apples and oranges

    Tuesday, August 29th, 2006 Posted in Save Us From Evil | 2 Comments »

    Canoe is running an article about Liberal leadership candidate Gerard Kennedy and his anti-wage gap proposals. Liberal leadership hopeful Gerard Kennedy is proposing an ambitious plan to erase the wage gap ... Read more..

    just a little patience

    Monday, August 28th, 2006 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    Some people have an amazing ability to quietly sit while the idiosyncracies of other's behaviour jumps up and down on their last nerve. They can answer the same question repeatedly ... Read more..

    i’m in need of deprogramming

    Sunday, August 27th, 2006 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    While over at small dead animals yesterday I saw an old familiar face. Well, actually, I saw a graphic and link to Stupid Comics (which Kate got via Colby Cosh). ... Read more..

    wild books

    Friday, August 25th, 2006 Posted in Reading Begets Enlightenment | 3 Comments »

    Have you ever wondered what the little recycling styled icon is on the sidebar menu? It's a link to BookCrossing, a free book exchange program. If you'd like to learn ... Read more..

    with a little help from my friends

    Friday, August 25th, 2006 Posted in Friends & Family | No Comments »

    We often take our friends and neighbours for granted. I'm sure it's not intentional. We're just so used to them being around that we forget the mutual dependance nature of ... Read more..

    home to roost

    Thursday, August 24th, 2006 Posted in Where No Flan Has Gone Before | 1 Comment »

    There are birds in the domestic departures lounge (through security) in the Edmonton International Airport. Not being much of a birdwatcher myself, I can't tell you if these are little sparrows ... Read more..

    pink carnation and a pickup truck

    Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    In Alberta, it seems that everyone and their dog drives a pickup truck. With all the farming, construction, oil related work, etc. it's not hard to understand why trucks are ... Read more..