Category Archives: Opinions

My Grandpa always said, “Opinions are like a**holes, everybody’s got one!” These are mine.

If We Were Having Coffee – 6 Months In, An Update.

If we were having coffee we’d have a lot of catching up to do. I haven’t done one of these posts for a quite a while. In fact I think this is my first one since Nerd in the Brain … Continue reading

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2016 Looking Back – 2017 Looking Ahead

The beginning of a new year is always a good time to take stock of how things went and look at where we’re headed. No doubt the WordPress monkeys will be out with their stats in a few days but I … Continue reading

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You Know You’re Getting Old When… (That Time I Hurt Myself by Sneezing)

Funny story. Last week I caught a cold. Well technically since the incubation period for the common cold is seven to ten days, I probably caught the cold the week before last. Last week the symptoms began to manifest themselves. … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

In Canada as well as in other British Commonwealth countries today is Remembrance Day – in the United States it is called Veteran’s Day. No matter where you live or what you call it, November 11th, the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Why I May Have Unfollowed You on Twitter

Warning: This post is a rant about people who engage in stupid, politically motivated, hysterical behavior on Twitter.  This post also contains foul language. If you are offended by foul language then please, you should fuck off now. Hey… at least … Continue reading

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Taking a Break – Back Soon

Due to travels and business commitments over the next few weeks I will be taking a bit of a blogging/social media break. Thursday Doors posts have been scheduled during my absence so there’ll be no interruption there. I will pop in … Continue reading

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Free Speech Versus Political Correctness – When Hurting Someone’s Feelings Is Not a Laughing Matter

Should being an insensitive asshole in public cost you $42,000 plus countless thousands more in legal fees? A decision rendered by the provincial Human Rights Tribunal here in the Province of Quebec earlier this week said ‘Yes’, when it decided that a segment … Continue reading

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