Category Archive for: Personal Notes

The New Krispy – Style Makeover

So the time has come to really look to my closet and figure out what should stay or what should go.  You see, one thing that walking everywhere has done has made all of my clothes fit me like they were made by Omar the Tent Maker.  I went from a Large/Xtra Large Shirt to…

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Life Hacks Revisited – and Updated

My life has become a bit of a tangled mess of both interesting new adventures and mundane continuations of the drama that was before it was turned upside down.  I really enjoy the Krispy that I am becoming.  I am standing on my own two feet, moving forward and truly looking forward to what tomorrow…

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Down But Not Out

Krispy has been in and out of a healthy state now for 1 full month…it has not been a pretty month to say the least.  In the past 30 days I think I have spent more time in the bathroom than in any other part of my home, but it does appear that the worst…

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Configuring A Life – Just Like a PC

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could truly just reset ourselves, reformat and come back faster stronger and more efficient just like when we install a new OS on a computer.  Each week I experiment with a different OS (mainly flavors of Linux but I digress).  I have some upcoming work to do and wanted…

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The Quest for New

I am not sure what it is about the concept of New that has many of us working harder, saving up or worse…going into debt to achieve it.  New is nice, it is shiny, it tends to smell nice (nothing beats the new car smell) but I wonder…has this Quest lead the Western world down…

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Infographic of the Week – To Beard or Not to Beard?

As the temperatures drop (at an ever increasing rate I must say) and another Canadian Winter befalls upon me, I have made a decision to grow some protection from the elements on my Pedestrian Commute but in this world of competing ideas of both beauty and what is the best look for us…I figured I would head…

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Throwback Thursday – Longing for Lost Days

The past couple of days have been a bit of a blur, not because I was so busy doing exciting things but because I spent the last 48 hours sleeping…well most of it anyways.  I became very ill earlier this week forcing me away from the one thing that gets me out of the 4…

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A Dad's Renewed Dedication

There are few things in this life that are truly unconditional but one of those things that are, are the love of a Father for his Child. 15 Years ago today I became a very lucky man when I heard the first tender cries from my beautiful Daughter.  I will never forget the first time…

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Why For Must I Feel This Bad

I don’t know about you but have you ever had an ache so profound that even the comfort of your home office chair, a video game and some good music can not make it all go away.  I suspect it is a touch of the Man Flu that has finally taken hold of me…but that…

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Lifehack of the Day – Getting More Done…Through Motivation

Every couple of days I scour through the archives of www.lifehacker.com for some insights and tips to make this life I have just a little better.  Amazingly, I am never left without something new to build into the reboot that my existence is going through and today was no different. You see, I am a very…

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