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Credit Card Fraud

Several people have contacted me recently about suspicious credit card charges going to London. As far as I know, these are fraudulent charges. You should contact your bank and contest the charges. This is a personal blog. is not based in London (England or Canada) and does not take credit card payments in […]

Spring Guy’s Weekend

Juliette was away last weekend on an executive retreat, so I decided to invite everyone down to the chalet for a weekend of mountain biking. Several of us took Friday off for a long weekend. I arrived Thursday night to several inches of snow and was worried when Dave and I went for an early […]

Paris to Ancaster 2012

Juliette and I rode the Paris to Ancaster race today. It is a 60km cyclocross race through muddy trails, dirt roads and rail trails. It poured rain just before the start of the race, then drizzled through the first half of the race, so the trails were extremely muddy making it the hardest year I […]

Easter in Ottawa

This year for Easter (and my birthday,) Juliette and I decided to head to Ottawa to visit Sharlene and her children. We hadn’t seen Sharlene in about nine years, so the visit was long overdue. For those of you who do not know her, Sharlene and I have known each other for nearly twenty years. […]

Family Photos

When my grandfather passed away last Christmas, one of the things that he left behind was thousands of photos and dozens of old movies. Most of these have not been seen in decades, so I decided to take on the project of converting as much as I can to a digital format so that I […]