My lovely wife Melissa and I are planning on a mini-vacation on the motorcycle in mid-July. As is my habit, I started doing research on routes, distances, gas stations, road conditions, etc. All the things you’ve got to think about when you travel several thousand kilometers on a motorcycle.… Read the rest
I’m an experienced motorcycle rider but Melissa has never ridden one. So we went to Scotty’s Scooters here in Gibsons and rented scooters. I looked like a bear on a unicycle but how cute is my wife on a scooter!?
Our 12-year-old Rory has “graduated” from elementary school (Grade 7 here in BC) and will be going on to High School next year. We are extraordinarily proud of him (Honour Roll Student four years in a row!) and wanted to do something special for his last day.… Read the rest
Every Canadian knows the pain of shopping at the US Amazon store. Here’s an example.
You find an inexpensive charcoal grill, say the Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Kettleman Charcoal Grill (affiliate link). You check it out and it sounds like just what you’re looking for.… Read the rest
It’s completely ridiculous but today, I’m a little sad and wistful.
After I moved to Nashville, TN from Vancouver, I found a nice little apartment. But it had no furniture. So, for the first time in my life, I went furniture shopping on my own.… Read the rest
Amazon has a great deal on the “AUKEY 12000mAh Portable Charger”. I used a variation of this charger during my trip to Australia last month and it worked great.
It lists as costing $25.99 but check out this screenshot:
To get the deal, click on the drop-down menu where it says, “3 Applicable Promotion(s)”.… Read the rest
On their website, @hotelsdotcom represents the property we booked for a two night stay in Sydney, Australia as a “Hotel”. “Book this hotel and collect nights”…”11 other people are looking at this hotel…” The email from @hotelsdotcom says, ”Hotel Details…” So we thought we were booking a *HOTEL*.… Read the rest
From a cell phone provider here in Canada – Rogers. Now, to be fair, I have no doubt this online chat session would not have gone much differently with Telus.
Chat Start Time: 10/27/2017 01:28:52 PM
Chat End Time: 10/27/2017 02:46:40 PM
01:29:21 PM [Mishita] Hi, I’m Mishita from Rogers in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.… Read the rest
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The headline of this story is the first line Dr. Dre says in “Straight Outta Compton,” and I often think more people could use a good dose of street knowledge, especially considering the putrid wave of self-affirmation bullshit that has swamped the world of entrepreneurship.