Category Archives: General

My Hello World

By | June 4, 2022

I am switching web hosts and want an easy to identify sign that DNS propagation has been completed. This is my hello world.

My Tunnel Exploration

By | October 29, 2013

I have a strange fascination with sink holes. It is the only topic I seem to post about on Google Plus. I admire the symmetry of a sink hole and its cylindrical hallway to doom. I love that a sink hole appearing in the middle of a street looks like a Photoshop. However, I understand… Read More »

My P90X Completion

By | December 28, 2012

For the last three months I have been following the P90X routine. I was encouraged to try P90X by a friend but I waited until the summer hockey season was over before devoting waking up early to work out. Over the years I have had a fairly steady exercise routine but recently it has been… Read More »

My Year on Books

By | December 18, 2012

For Christmas last year I received a Kindle. My enthusiasm about reading was kick started largely because of the Song of Ice and Fire series. With a change in jobs and spending nearly two hours on the bus each day the Kindle got a lot more use in 2012 than I originally anticipated. Over the… Read More »

My Little Slice of Death

By | October 31, 2012

Last night a commercial was on TV with a Pizza Hut delivery car at one end of the street and a hot dog vendor at the other. The vendors cart lets loose and started to speed down the side walk. People jump out of the way and at this point I start to leave the… Read More »

My Streaming Media Solution

By | August 2, 2012

For the last few years I have been happily streaming content from my server to the TV’s at home. Finding Playstation Media Server was amazing. It handled HD .mkv files, transcoded files on the fly and worked like a champ with numerous customizations and features. When we moved from the condo to the house the… Read More »

My Employment Switch

By | March 23, 2012

After six and a half years with one form of Statusfirm or another I have handed in my resignation and am awaiting to begin the next chapter in my career. Over the years a lot of employees have left, the dynamic of the company changed and slowly the joy of work was sucked out. A… Read More »

My Twenty Eleven in Numbers

By | December 31, 2011

Following in the footsteps of the 2009 and 2010 year in reviews I wanted to continue the year end ritual. I am surprised by how much has stayed consistent (top artists, quietest online search month) but there were a few new trends I didn’t expect. Top 10 Google Queries 1. northlands park, edmonton 2. alberta… Read More »