Every year I post a review/resolutions blog post, usually within the first week of the new year. I look at what I had said I would do the year before, and I set out some goals for the coming year. Take care of my health Take care of our financial health Succession plan for NorthIQ… Continue reading 2019 In Review, Look ahead to 2020
My little sister’s husband passed away on Thursday January 31st. I got a call at 7 in the morning from my mom, but my phone was in the basement and I missed it. Char missed a second call, and as I got to my phone my mom’s voice was on the other end saying “Chris… Continue reading My brother-in-law Chris
Each year I post a year in review/resolutions blog post. This site is my journal, and I use it to keep track on what past me has done.
I wrote a guide about this about five years ago – Ruby Newbies – My Ruby on Rails Recipe – but in the meantime, life has changed. We’re now on OSX High Sierra (about to introduce Mojave, so this will be obsolete in a couple of months), and because of that, everything is different.
I was kind of a big deal you know…in the late 1990’s, my words were regularly read by over a million people each month. I appeared on podcasts, and in video interviews. As a lifelong wrestling fan, I got to live a dream. Then that dream stopped being fun, and for nearly a decade I stopped watching wrestling.
Every year I write a blog post that’s about a review of the previous year, and goals for the current year. This post is one of the few posts I write every year that is for an audience of one. They’re for future me, and I post them publicly so I have some accountability, and… Continue reading 2017 in Review, and 2018 Resolutions
After 12 years of banking with RBC, I have experienced levels of ineptitude and an utter incompetence that absolutely shocks me coming from one of Canada’s largest and most respected financial institutions. I’m so incredibly frustrated with my every interaction with the Royal Bank of Canada that I will be taking my business elsewhere.
My full spoiler free review is this: Wonder Woman is a good film, and the best installment in the DC Cinematic Universe so far, but still suffers from the fatal flaws of a weak third act and a bad guy who is too powerful and not nearly well defined enough.
There was a time I was a cool wrestling journalist who worked for TSN.ca. I got to hang out with a bunch of different wrestlers, and once upon a time I got to hang out with WWE Superstar Edge in the Blue Jay’s clubhouse for a day.
In April, we drove to Florida and spent a week in Disney, despite not being a traditional Disney family. This was our adventure, complete with A/C malfunction, and a heatwave that saw Florida without rain for 36 days!