Monthly Archives: May 2011

BSDCan — A Cool Canadian Conference

I’m blog­ging today rough­ly from where that pic­ture was tak­en. I’m at BSD­Can just wait­ing for a talk to be giv­en by Eric All­man on Send­mail. For those in my read­er­ship that don’t know, he wrote send­mail. That speaks to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Mother’s Day

Shop­ping for presents can be hard on a guy.  Dou­bly so when you don’t know what some­one wants.  Luck­i­ly, for Moth­er’s day, I have some sim­ple and grand choic­es; one of which is a tree for the Gilbert Fam­i­ly Orchard.  … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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LabSafety: Flammable Cabinets

I was won­der­ing what I was going to post today when a friend­ly email arrived from one of our peren­ni­al favorites: Lab­Safe­ty.  In this case, the humor is not in the prod­uct itself by in its name: the Eagle “Flam­ma­ble … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Raspberry is “Bushing”

I cut the lawn for the first time (this year) today.  Most years, it’s just been a chore, but this year it was the first time I got a close­up look at what the rasp­ber­ry plant is doing. Two years ago, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Parking Meter Fail

It’s fun­ny how and why things fail.  I sup­pose this is the start of a new series (real­ly… I don’t have more series than posts, real­ly…).  In this case, we have a park­ing meter fail.  Why?  Because it said so. This … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Canadians: Go Vote.

This is a sim­ple, short post. If you’re a Cana­di­an: Go Vote! Sim­ply put, thou­sands have died this year for the right to vote.  It’s true that major par­ties prac­tice the pol­i­tics of divi­sion and destruc­tion.  I’ve post­ed my opin­ions on this.  … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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