Monthly Archives: April 2009

What to do when work is not possible?

Somebody forgot to put their wireless mouse in the charging cradle last night. So it’s time for part 2 of the Nermal story! In the fall of 2007 (wait, I’ll say autumn, fall is too foreshadowy) we moved to Mississauga. …

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Nine lives

I occasionally have weird thoughts. Like, not serial killer weird, just unusual. A couple days ago Tay was out at a gig, and I was home alone with our three cats. We’ve only officially been living together for just under …

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Ein buch für alle und keinen

Is it just me, or is the “smart guy” in the Rogers wireless commercials a total douchebag? In case you don’t know what I’m talking about, Rogers Wireless has these commercials on TV around here which start off with a …

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Finance tip: put 10% of your pay into a savings account

A high-interest savings account is a great, risk-free way to see your money grow over time, and the results of putting in a little bit regularly will really add up. A typical high-interest savings account might pay something like 2% – 4% per year. Then again, your typical credit card charges an interest rate of about 18% per year, and many retail cards charge close to 30%! Pay these off FIRST.

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Her smile makes it all better

Tay suggested some time over the last month that I should probably not have posts on here about work. And she’s probably right. So I won’t post anything here about work. Well, maybe the occasional humorous anecdote, like that time …

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