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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2015! It’s a new year.

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2015-01

New Apartment

Some shots of my tiny new apartment.

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Kelowna for Xmas

December crept up on me silently and jumped me from behind. It’s now less than a week from Xmas and I’m just starting to clear the fog and wake up to the season.

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Cube HDD

December is Upon Us

The final month of the year has come, and with it comes snow, cold, short days, and time off…

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2014-12

METAL

Went to a metal concert with some guys from work on Friday night. Faces were melted, minds were blown, and it was just a messy time all round.

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Winter Has Come

We are near the end of November already and winter has landed in Edmonton and it’s here to stay until spring now.

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2014-11

Changing String Gauge

I’ve decided to change string guages on my new 7 string guitar.

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New 7 String Toy

I bought myself a new toy to both challenge myself and to open up new possibilities. It fulfills a long standing wish of mine to have a few choice bits of kit on a guitar.

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Mounting a VMDK

How to mount a VMDK disk image on linux.

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First Mixed Curling Game Tonight!

This year I’ve had a later than normal start to the curling season. Tonight is the first game for the Southsider’s Mixed League and my second game of the year. Technically tonight should be my third game of the year but I missed the first game in the Dental League.

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2014-10

Paul Gilbert - Down To Mexico

First Snow

Yep, that filthy four letter word happened today. The summer, as we know it, is over…

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Laptops

A list of links to help Rachel in her search for a laptop.

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Back To Reality

I had a wonderful couple of days off. It was a great weekend in Kelowna, as usual, but now it’s back to reality for me.

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Vacation

So much for making my trip painless. The plan was to fly to Kelowna, landing at 8am today and then enjoy the long weekend. I guess the plan is changing.

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Hot Monday

It is Monday, again. The Office AC unit is out, again. It’s only 08:30 in the morning and already the building is 27C inside.

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Well Hung Door

I think it’s safe to say that we nerds in the cubicle farm portion of the office have had a handful of questions on our minds since they built the temporary plywood wall between our cubes and the side of the building that they are working on.

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New Bluetooth Keyboard

Finally got another hit to satiate my habit. I acquired a new bluetooth keyboard today to use with my tablet as a replacement of my eeepc laptop.

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Portable Computing

My eeepc is on its last legs. I have opened it up. I sprayed it with compressed air. I have reinstalled the operating system and still, it overheats after a few minutes of use and is relatively slow compared with even my phone.

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Weird Morning Sightings

Maybe I didn’t sleep enough, or maybe I’m finally noticing the status quo. Either way, this morning I noticed a few weird things that made me chuckle on my way to work.

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