Monthly Archives December 2007

Christmas Cards From Heaven

I would totally do this: Elaborate Practical Joker Sends Christmas Cards From ‘Heaven’ Two Months After His Death.

Fame is fleeting.

I’m on the FreshBooks staff page now — I guess they’re keeping me!

Hello, woodpecker.

Pileated woodpecker on a phone pole Originally uploaded by mendel I meant to post this ages ago, but forgot, and only remembered when I was pulling the FreshBooks Festivus pictures off of my phone. I was walking along a street near Bridgehead in Hintonburg in early December and heard a CLONK CLONK CLONK CLONK right […]

Goings-on

This morning’s double take: Last night before I left the office, I sent mail to a few coworkers and a few Toronto friends asking for recommendations for DSL and VOIP providers. This morning I had recommendations from a bunch of people I knew, and one person I didn’t. Why one person I didn’t? Because one […]

Dogs and cats, sleeping together!

So there’s some snow coming. Toronto’s looking at 15-25 cm (about a foot) of snow and ice pellets, Ottawa’s got 45-60 cm (about two feet) of snow coming, and I was planning on driving from Ottawa to Toronto tomorrow night. Awesome. But what the snow does mean is that Environment Canada’s forecasters get to write […]

Toronto update

Well, I suppose I’m due a post, eh? It’s been a whirlwind, so I’ll quickly skim over everything. I’m in Toronto! I got here on Saturday morning with Candice. We spent the weekend seeing apartments — 6 or 8 on Saturday, and then two on Sunday, staying at the Holiday Inn on Bloor at St. […]

Oot and a boot

New Sorels Originally uploaded by mendel I bought boots today! Sorel’s 1964 re-issues. I wanted winter boots that I could tuck jeans into that didn’t look like I was going on an Arctic expedition, and I liked these because they don’t look like modern high-tech winter boots. I figure they’re anti-fashion enough to be hip. […]

I clearly like chili.

Rich likes chili Originally uploaded by nyxie Candice took this at Memories in the market this weekend. I couldn’t not post it. Om nom nom.