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Eight things you didn’t know about me . . .

It’s been a while since I’ve been tagged by a meme, but I am honoured to be tagged by Izzy Neis, who runs a great blog that helps me stay on top of what’s happening with kids and tech. In keeping with my 08 resolution to blog more, I’m going to...

08 is here and so am I

2008 is four days old, so I think it’s safe to say that the new year is here. I wish you all a very happy and prosperous one. Judging from the turkey bones, wrapping paper and empty wine bottles, I also think it’s safe to say that the holidays are...

When reading can get you in trouble at work

Crazybusy with stuff lately, but this I had to share from (where else?) Max Barry: An anonymous reader writes in with a Company-related conundrum: I read this book and promptly gave it to some of my work colleagues—I’m sure you hear this all the time. I wanted to buy...

Sounds of Algonquin at my door

While I know I’ll never be a professional wildlife photographer, like Michael Runtz, I am very happy that I managed to snap this shot of a black capped chickadee on the feeder outside my office window. For the last month or so, there’s been a pair of these...

You like the new me?

Guess what I did yesterday? Yup, instead of working the full day on my latest top secret WIP, I decided to change the entire look of my blog and website. Not only that, but I switched the whole darn site over to WordPress. Finally! As I said on the front page of the...

Returning from the wild and back at it

Okay, Algonquin Park might not be that wild, but it definitely was fantastic to get away from emails, video games, tv, and all that other junk for a whole week. This year was probably the best yet. We did see bears, but from the safety of our car and not while trapped...