DIY is hard enough but…

When the instructions in the box are flat out *wrong* it makes things even worse… 🙁

We went into the Big City yesterday and picked up this BBQ Grill from Home Depot.

Dyna-Glo 5-Burner LP Gas Grill with Sear Burner and Side Burner in Matte Black

Strapped it to the roof of the Jeep and came home (after stops at the hospital, Costco and the hairdresser….busy… Read the rest

Hotels.com Snatches Victory from the Jaws of a Pissed Off Customer

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

Aukey’s 12,000mAh power bank for $12!


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

Barangaroo City View and Hotels.com screwing us over

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

Just trying to find out simple information…

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
Chat Transcript

01:29:21 PM [Mishita] Hi, I’m Mishita from Rogers in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.… Read the rest