Category Archives: Rant and Rave

Stuff that bothers me and I want to vent gets put under this category – I suppose in an odd way, it may be healthy to vent this way.

Another cold weekend…

The last week has been cold.  Very cold.  Daytime highs in the mid -20 range at the warmest and around -30 or so at night.  I have not been able to take the dogs out for a hike since last … Continue reading

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Seems like winter has arrived…

According to the weather forecast, Southern Alberta is about to enter a deep freeze.  Actually, I think it is all of Alberta.  The temp will drop through the day today to about -20C and some of the nighttime lows over … Continue reading

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Good for Don Cherry

Yesterday was Remembrance Day in Canada, Veterans Day in the US.  It is a good day to reflect on the sacrifices many made for us so that we can live free as we do. On the weekend, a Canadian icon, … Continue reading

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Vacation time…

My week in Banff is over.  I left the Banff Center at 10am yesterday and headed home.  It was an interesting week.  There were some technical issues that I was able to tackle and get fixes so that was good.  … Continue reading

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A week (nearly) in Banff…

I have been supporting the BDO A&A Conference in Banff, Alberta since Monday.  More on that in a minute. On my way to the conference on Monday, I had to stop in Calgary to pick up some hardware for the … Continue reading

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I guess I called it…

I guess I called it correctly.  Greinke pitched a gem last night and held a 2-0 lead for most of the game.  He did give up a homerun in the 7th inning and shortly thereafter was replaced, it was a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Nationals…

I was pumped for last nights game 6 of the World Series.  Justin Verlander was set to pitch on full rest and the Astros had been clubbing the ball.  Verlander had not pitched particularly well in the World Series and … Continue reading

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A day to relax…

I was in Toronto yesterday for day two of my visit to the big city.  When I was walking down Yonge Street, I noticed that I could see more people in a block or two than there are in the … Continue reading

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A long day…

Friday was a half day at work.  We get out early on the Fridays before a long weekend when the holiday is a Monday, so the Thanksgiving holiday is the last one of the year.  I will take it, thanks.  … Continue reading

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My trip and who am I voting for?

I only have two more full days and a partial day to work before I am on vacation for a week.  I am heading to Ontario on the Red Eye Saturday morning.  Friday is a “get out of work early” … Continue reading

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