Monthly Archives: December 2011

How Many Drinks Away?

Given that this is New Years Eve I felt it appropriate to share a pearl of wisdom brought down from a lesbian friend of mine. Recently I’ve been doing a survey of my friends and associates to try to figure … Continue reading

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Infographics that actually help

I mentioned this before but I have this love/hate thing with info graphics.  I love them because they can be amazingly powerful to simplify complex subjects but I hate them because they can also manipulate statistics to push a biased … Continue reading

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Lethbridge – Hutterites

Growing up in Lethbridge you quickly become acquainted with the Hutterites.  As a kid and teenager I had “closer than usual” relationship with the Hutterites because my grandfather and some of the elder Hutterites were quite close.  I would often … Continue reading

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Lethbridge – Bad nostalgia

I’ve been away the past couple of days in my hometown of Lethbridge.  It’s a great little city (86,000 people) but when I moved away from it nearly 16 years ago I really haven’t looked back. I was chatting with … Continue reading

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Grammar Matters

You’ve read my blog so you know that I’m horrible with grammar.  I try my best…actually I don’t.  I just use whatever punctuation marks that I feel work best for me and I generally write sentences in the same tone … Continue reading

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Take Your Kids to Work Day

It’s not take you’re kids to work day.  But I do sometimes have fears about this day. I enjoy my job but I don’t have an inflated view of what my job actually accomplishes.  On my best days I bring … Continue reading

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Time to Think Something Up

** Wink **

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Santa’s Not Coming Tonight

I am seriously contemplating playing a prank on the kids and telling them that Santa isn’t coming tonight because of an incident with the police, Mrs. Claus and few naughty elves. I think that it would be absolutely hilarious but … Continue reading

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Name Dropper

You know that guy.  That guy who has to name drop everyone he thinks he knows in every conversation you have.  I hate that guy.  I’m sure you do too.  I realized yesterday… that I hate myself. I was in … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Card Giving

Some cards are just not appropriate to give… we know that, but do 4 year olds. I sat down with my son so that he could create a Christmas Card for a friend who works at the Y.  Our friend … Continue reading

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