Monthly Archives: September 2018

Cheaper internet, I found it… :)

I have canceled some streaming services that I was using in order to cut down on my data usage.  Netflix, unfortunately, is gone.  I didn’t use it a lot, maybe 2-3 times a month, but at 3-4GB per hour for … Continue reading

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Too much data…

As I have written, I canceled my satellite internet service that I had with Xplornet.  It was OK in the second half of August, the delays were tolerable if not irritating.  It was a bit slow, again due to latency … Continue reading

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Baseball playoffs and a long weekend for me…

It is almost time for MLB playoffs.  We are now heading into the last weekend of the regular season.  The AL is all wrapped up but the NL, other than Atlanta is still open.  The Dodgers, whom I hate, are … Continue reading

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A good weekend, went by too quickly (per usual)…

Saturday was a relaxing day.  Went into town and visiting with a friend and bought myself an ATV.  It even has a plow so I will be able to clear my driveway in the winter.  Gotta love lazy Saturdays. Today … Continue reading

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DSL, well, no, you can’t have it…

Yesterday, I reported that I was getting DSL service through an Ontario company called VMedia.  It was a good deal, under $70 per month for unlimited DSL service, 50mbps down, 10mbps up. Shortly after signing up, I got an email … Continue reading

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DSL where I am? Sounds like it…

As I have mentioned, I have canceled my internet with Xplornet.  I was using their satellite system and in heavy cloud cover, I had intermittent internet, at best.  That doesn’t work when I use internet for my work and need … Continue reading

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Weekends go by too quickly…

The weekend was good, as most weekends are, but it went by way too quickly, as most weekends do. Saturday, I did my monthly run into Lethbridge.  I had a 9am appointment at TD bank as I wanted one of … Continue reading

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Weekend Update…

Well, my plan to help out my friend with her dog has hit a snag. I checked with the property management company and I’m not allowed any additional dogs. I can’t say I’m surprised by this, who really wants more … Continue reading

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Internet and the weather…

I cancelled my main internet provider today. I’m inside the first month, so they have a money back guarantee. I’m pretty remote and this is satellite internet. In the second half of August, it was fine. Now that it’s September … Continue reading

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Lots happening…

The electrician was at my place on Tuesday and did all of the work that he needed to do.  There were issues with many of the touch sensitive light switches so they were replaced with regular light switches.  A new … Continue reading

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