Random Update

I ran out of time and energy for a while to keep some updates to the site. Sadly, I slipped up and started smoking again so it looks like I’m going to have to start that process all over again. Also of note, I’ve started a new job working the help desk at...

Success of Sorts

As I mentioned a few days ago, in my last post – I’ve been trying various ways of catching a mouse but the sneaky little creature gets the bait with ease. I also mentioned that I’m not so big on killing other creatures, but this one needs to go....

Jet Powered Beer Cooler

As anyone who knows me can attest to – I like beer. Anyone who knows beer, knows that like revenge, it is best served cold. I came across one the best examples of overkill in a technical project that I’ve ever seen – the Jet Powered Beer Cooler. I...

The Big Dump and the Hiding Rodent

As a stark contrast from last years lack of snow for the month of December, mother nature has dumped 40cm of snow on Ottawa (and the rest of Canada for that matter). I started the morning yesterday with a migraine which I took something for and crawled back into bed....

Quick and Easy Vegi Chili

I will be attending a pot-luck this afternoon, so I’ve whipped up a batch of meatless chili. It’s cooking away as I write this and I can hardly wait to give it a taste in a few hours. The rough recipe is as follows: 1 onion (chopped) 3 garlic cloves...

Close Encounter of the Furry Kind

I wrote yesterday about the uninvited house guest we have. Because of this I was doing some general cleaning for sanitary reasons, and to discourage the little critter from hanging around in the basement in general. Well, the little sneak must have been hiding nearby,...