Monthly Archives November 2007

I have a new job!

Apologies for the radio silence lately — with things in progress I didn’t want to risk jinxing anything. But this afternoon I faxed off a signed employment contract, and I’m back in the world of the employed again! As of December 10th I’ll be the Network Operations Manager at FreshBooks, the company I mentioned previously. […]

Dog Santa

Dog Santa Originally uploaded by mendel

I can sit in half-lotus, does that count?

Now this has me excited: FreshBooks, a real, honest-to-goodness Web 2.0 startup in Toronto, is looking for a “resident Linux guru“. That’s the kind of job that tends to get filled in the “hidden job marketplace” of professional networks and friends, so it was a surprise to see it outright advertised. But it was an […]

Starting the job search

[Apologies if you see this twice -- had some issues with LJ crossposting.] Thought I should update everyone on what’s up with my life: after a whole lot of self-reflection and investigating alternatives and looking at cities and some much-needed unwinding time, I’ve started to get things back in gear again. The current plan is […]

Accent quiz meme

What American accent do you have? (Best version so far) Canadian People from outside North America probably think you’re from the States, but over here we wouldn’t make such a mistake. Click Here to Take This QuizBrought to you by quizzes and personality tests.

Speaking of scarves

Speaking of scarves, I meant to ask you guys something. If you saw someone who was obviously sort of fashionable wearing a keffiyeh as a scarf, like this: would you think that it was just a look, or would you think it was a pro-Palestinian statement? (And where do you live?)

lol its hipster

Today’s purchase: American Apparel two-metres-of-cotton-jersey purple scarf. So simple but I love it! Thin enough to wear indoors and be The Guy That Wears A Scarf Indoors which is basically me in a nutshell. Does this look like an MBA student? No? Whaddya know. So now I need more of these scarves. Here’s the range […]

Google image meme

Candice just did this one and even though it requires a ridiculous amount of effort for very little gain I will do it too. It’s image-y, so it’s behind a cut. Take your answer to each question and type it into Google Image Search. Post one of the images from the first page of results. […]