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.

A little early for Christmas lights, isn’t it?

I had to zip into town last night.  I stopped at the Post Office to check my box, forgetting that there are rotating strikes going on so there likely would not be any mail, and there wasn’t.  Anyway, while driving … Continue reading

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Snow and Baseball…

Although today isn’t the first snow of the season, that would have been Saturday night into Sunday morning, this is the first major snowfall of the season.  We’ve had snow in the upper mountains for nearly a month, on and … Continue reading

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The Man-Cold…

I had trouble sleeping on Tuesday evening, the dreaded man-cold hit me.  Not just a regular man-cold, this is the summer man-cold – an even worse variety.  It was slow coming on, I had a sore throat and partially lost … Continue reading

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Politics, dogs and umpiring…

Yesterday as election day in the province of Ontario.  Although I no longer live there, I was hoping that the NDP would not form the government.  It seemed like the momentum was going their way, and I know why this … Continue reading

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Another Monday Already…

Another new week starts, Monday.  Why do weekends go by so quickly, it’s not really fair.  I am not necessarily a hater of Mondays, they happen, nothing we can do about them. I had an uneventful double-header yesterday at Optimist … Continue reading

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Accountability

This past weekend flew by.  I umpired double-headers both Saturday and Sunday as well as games last Wednesday and Thursday so I just had Friday night off.  I don’t umpire this week until Thursday, so the 3 evenings free will … Continue reading

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Long weekends

As I have mentioned, this past weekend was a long weekend, Victoria Day weekend in Canada and the unofficial start of summer for many. At my work, the offices close early on the Friday before long weekends in the summer … Continue reading

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Not a bad Monday, as Mondays go…

I am working an evening shift today which is rather odd for me.  The regular evening people are off on vacation and the person who is covering this week needed tonight off, so they asked me to cover.  It is … Continue reading

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You have to love Microsoft…

I have an older laptop, 4 years old now that I installed Windows 10 on some time ago.  I used to use it often, although it is slow since it only has 4GB of memory.  I have not used it … Continue reading

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An “easy” payment…

Months ago, I made an enquiry into purchasing the domain, darcy.ca. It is being sold by an online holding company of some sort, based out of California. I wasn’t sure what the owners would want for it, can’t hurt asking, … Continue reading

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