Cool Faux Finish Paint Technique

This cool painting technique was achieved very easily (at least our hired painter made it look easy). Here’s the instructions: Paint: Behr paint and primer in one (1 can of light brown and one can dark brown or pick your colour combination). 1 can Behr Faux Glaze. Equipment: Normal paint rollers. Clear plastic sheeting. Step […]

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Living Task-Free

I have a to-do list problem. It’s insidious and crushing. To-do lists have a habit of growing. Of sitting in the back of my mind feeling more and more urgent. Then when I’m relaxing in the house or reading out in the sunny back yard, a small part of me feels like I “should” be […]

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PHP Project Management Software – Feng Office

It has been an agonizing process over three frustrating years, but I think I have finally found The One. The Project Management software that meets my (apparently) strict criteria. Readers of the blog may have read this post about my search for Bug Tracking and Project Management software. While I’m still using FlySpray for bug […]

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Is Your Hotmail Contact List Being Spammed By You?

In the last 2 months, at least 3 of my friends who have Hotmail email addresses have sent me spam. This spam looks like it’s coming from my friend, and is sent to one of my email addresses that I only give to friends and guard carefully. Needless to say I’m upset that my friends’ […]

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Precurio PHP Intranet Review

In searching for an Open Source PHP Intranet solution, I came across Precurio. It had the look and features I was searching for, so I decided to give it a spin. After evaluating Precurio for a whole afternoon, I’ve decided not to use it. It does not seem mature or stable enough to meet my […]

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The Focus eBook Will Change Your Life

Imagine (…) a single-tasking life. Imagine waking and going for a run, as if running were all you do. Nothing else is on your mind but the run, and you do it to the very best of your abilities. Then you eat, enjoying every flavorful bite of your fresh breakfast of whole, unprocessed foods. You […]

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LaSalle 2010 Election Candidates Websites

Residents of LaSalle, Ontario looking for online information about the candidates running in the upcoming October 25, 2010 municipal election may have a hard time finding information on the web. I myself could only find a few candidate’s websites by using a search engine to hunt for them. So, to make things easier for my […]

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Life Changing Events

Much has changed in the last several months. My wonderful BF proposed while we were on a cruise in July! We came home from the cruise and almost immediately started house shopping. We have already purchased our new house and moved in last weekend. It is now a process of putting things away, organizing, and […]

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A New Perspective

The last five or six months have been challenging, sometimes scary, but ultimately eye-opening and life-changing. I feel better than I have in many years. My BF and I bought eachother rollerblades, and when the weather is nice, I’ve been out getting fresh air and exercise which is a nice change. I have been looking […]

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My Goings-On: New Job, New Apt, Lots Of Changes

I’ve been posting regularly about specific topics but haven’t done an overall update on what’s new with me so here goes. I have just started a new position at my current employer. I have moved from Developer to Business Analyst which I hope will allow me to learn a whole new area of skills and […]

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