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    vote for DMB – round two

    Sunday, November 30th, 2008 Posted in Popularity Contests | 5 Comments »

    *gasp* I can't believe it's true, but The Broom didn't make it to round two of the best podcaster/vlogger in the Canadian Blog Awards . How can this be? Are Blues ... Read more..

    Oi my aching eyes

    Saturday, November 29th, 2008 Posted in Learning & Education, Those Who Volunteered | 1 Comment »

    Woke up this morning with a terrible case of eye strain headache. I'm convinced it's entirely due to the bazillion hours I spent attached to my computer this past few ... Read more..

    Celebrating Christmas in the May?

    Friday, November 28th, 2008 Posted in Save Us From Evil, Those Who Volunteered | 2 Comments »

    A few days ago the government decided to send Griffins to support the Chinooks in Afghanistan.  The announcement was made on Nov. 26 - the day Drew left for Calgary.  ... Read more..

    Abject Begging: vote for your favourite angst filled student

    Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Popularity Contests | 1 Comment »

    The Canadian Blog Awards are back and I'm up for Best Personal Blog. Keep me motivated; go and vote. I'll have this post as the top post on my blog ... Read more..

    Exciting news on the Tweetsgiving project

    Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    Tweetsgiving was a success. WE DID IT!!! We raised over $10,000 in just 48 hours through the power of Twitter and social media. 336 contributors collectively raised enough money to fund ... Read more..

    #mumbai

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 Posted in Save Us From Evil, Where No Flan Has Gone Before | 2 Comments »

    From Tweetsgiving to terrorism. So go the days of our lives. This morning I woke up excited about the use of Twitter as a tool for advertising a charitable campaign. As ... Read more..

    Twittering for classrooms – 24 hours of Tweetsgiving

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 Posted in Random Burbling | 1 Comment »

    I like bricks. I spent years donating to the Juno Beach Centre fundraiser to buy my dad a brick. As a child, I loved Lego. Ok, I'm not kidding anyone, ... Read more..

    Tweetsgiving

    Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    Today in a phenomenal example of the power of social media, Epic Change launched a Twitter campaign outlined at http://tweetsgiving.org. Asking people to Twitter about what they are thankful for ... Read more..

    It’s Monday morning and I’m freezing blues

    Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Random Burbling | 2 Comments »

    I'm not a fan of getting up in the morning, looking outside, and seeing nothing but darkness.  I'm even less thrilled when I leave my windowless office each evening and ... Read more..

    need more brains…

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 Posted in Learning & Education, Reading Begets Enlightenment, Those Who Volunteered | 1 Comment »

    Back in the dungeon working on Enviro Chem papers. At this rate I'll soon be able to bore my enemies to death with facts and figures. For the moment I ... Read more..