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New Taste Weekends

03.25.2012 · Posted in Recipes, Thoughts

Sarah and I have been looking to branch out from our usual dinner options.  For the past few weeks, we’ve been using the weekends to try out new recipes.  Nothing too different, just preparing our usual dishes in a different way.  I’m hoping to log some of our choices here. March 10th weekend – Homemade Chicken ...

Finally, a real online news source for Sault Ste Marie

12.05.2010 · Posted in Thoughts

I hate the local online news sources.  Why? Between the overwhelming number of advertisements, and the annoying uninformative headlines, its a waste of time trying to find the content that is truly important.  The news.  Take SooToday for example, one (if not, the) top source for online news.  See the red square?  That represents the news area ...

TD Canada Trust, read this pseudo-code.

09.25.2010 · Posted in Thoughts

A weird thing happened this week.  My wife received a cheque in the mail from the bank itself.  It cited the account number of one of her investments, but gave no reason.  There was no letter in the envelope explaining the cheque, and the envelope was handwritten.  The cheque appeared legit, but when you don’t ...

This week’s TV schedule

09.20.2010 · Posted in Thoughts

This week is going to be a busy one.  Lots of shows coming back, lots of new shows to try out.  Here’s what my week is shaping up to be. Monday That Night 8:00 – 8:30 – How I Met Your Mother (CBS) 8:30 – 9:00 – Rules of Engagement (CBS) 9:00 – 9:30 – Two and a Half Men ...

What I’d like to see in the next PS3 firmware update

05.15.2010 · Posted in Thoughts

The last two PS3 firmware updates have been more than a little disappointing.  The removal of the “Other OS” feature.  The framework for 3D gaming and video.  Nothing really good.  And now with lawsuits popping up, it’s time for Sony to save some face.  Here’s how. PlayStation Web Media Players. Ok.  My name for it kind of ...