Charles Dickens and Genealogy

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

I have to admit, that I didn’t get Oliver Twist.

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Ferguson

Lt. Ray Albers points rifle in Ferguson

Lt. Ray Albers points rifle in Ferguson

What do you really know about Ferguson?

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Jonathan Rettinger & Microsoft’s 4 Biggest Problems

Microsoft

Microsoft

I don’t often read the Huffington Post, so I missed this when it was posted. After reading it, well, Jonathan Rettinger doesn’t understand Microsoft, and he doesn’t understand business.

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Coming to Canada

Immigration Record

Immigration Record

Ah, the good old days :)

My wife found the record of my grandmother arriving in the United States, on her way to Canada in January 1930. Great timing, just after the start of the Great Depression.

Here’s some things that my family told me.

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Just Another Writing Book – Chapter 3 – Thinking about writing – Part 01

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Thinking about what you are doing, is important. It doesn’t matter whether you fly by the seat of your pants, or plot like a maniac, knowing what you are doing matters. Take Point of View…

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Comparing Murder Rates

Clayton E. Cramer posted an article on PJ Media about the difference in murder rates between Canada and the United States. Part of the point he was trying to make is that gun laws aren’t necessarily behind the differences in murder rates between Canada and the United States.

But…

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Ontario Provincial Election 2015

Trillium - Official Flower of Ontario

Trillium – Official Flower of Ontario

I overheard a discussion about what Rob Ford really is… It got rather, well, negative. There are a lot of people who don’t like Rob Ford.

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