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    Out on the town

    Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in Random Burbling | 2 Comments »

    Heading to Celt-X soon an am looking forward to a night out with friends. The Boys of St James Gate are providing the entertainment and they always put on an ... Read more..

    Pleased to meet you, won’t you guess my name…

    Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in Frothing At The Bit, It's a Living | 2 Comments »

    Skip guessing my name. Most of you know it already. Read the rant instead. We continue to deal with "the great fallout of 2009" and so I didn't leave work ... Read more..

    Knock on wood

    Thursday, January 29th, 2009 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    Apparently I wrote too soon when I said the treadmill was behaving. It decided to stop at the 1 mile mark exactly tonight. Before jumping on the treadmill I shoveled ... Read more..

    Let the auditions commence

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 Posted in Frothing At The Bit | 4 Comments »

    Happy birthday dad; wherever your spirit rests.  In 2007 I watched the sun rise over the Taj Mahal.  Last year I was digging out from a snow storm and trying ... Read more..

    Guiltless tv viewing accomplished

    Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    Watched tv from the treadmill tonight. For the first time in weeks it didn't automatically turn itself off after 20 minutes. Here's hoping whatever was up with it before is ... Read more..

    Hatching plans

    Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Flan-dom | 2 Comments »

    Vacation plans are starting to shore up and I'm quite excited. We're not actually going anywhere until the middle of summer but it's nice to know things are starting to ... Read more..

    Tired all around

    Sunday, January 25th, 2009 Posted in Friends & Family, Those Who Volunteered | 6 Comments »

    Talked to Drew tonight and he sounds super tired. His shift has changed at work so he's now working longer hours, 7 days a week. Lots of yawning and quiet ... Read more..

    Preparing for deployment stress

    Saturday, January 24th, 2009 Posted in Frothing At The Bit, Those Who Volunteered | 3 Comments »

    Earlier this week I got a package in the mail with generic deployment information. One of the booklets in the package was titled "preparing for deployment stress". A bit like ... Read more..

    audience participation done right

    Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in Art, Vittles & Beer, It's a Living | 6 Comments »

    Boo, Loxley and I went out to see STOMP! last night.  Loxley and Boo went last year and had a great time.  Apparently they also had front row seats and ... Read more..

    Babbling from the Sandbox

    Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 Posted in Those Who Volunteered | No Comments »

    Damian has landed in the Sandbox and, as expected, does not disappoint. Read his first post here. Then, read his post on IEDs. But here’s what we as Canadians don’t already know: that ... Read more..