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Jackson’s Action

A Car wash is not very sexy but it’s something we all have done whether in the summer to make it look good or in the winter to get rid of and the salt and crap. I’m not that big … Continue reading

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Telus More!

I have talked a few times in this Blog about the exorbitant prices charged by Rogers and Bell to us frequent travellers to the U.S. for roaming. In fact I have recommended that if you are a Snowbird you would … Continue reading

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Border Inspections – Digital Devices

There has been much in the press the last few days with regards to the “ability” of a border agent, regardless as to hat side of the border they are on, to inspect a travellers phone, tablet and computer. Also … Continue reading

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POP QUIZ – What costs 1400% More In Canada?

I have a neighbour in Canada who thinks dandelions, crabgrass and other weeds are to be admired not controlled. The neighbours solution then is to start spraying early in the year, literally when the snow has melted, to prevent the … Continue reading

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Rogers – Shutting Down “One Number”

Of course they are doing this while all the Snowbirds and winter travelers are out of country! Anyone surprised? Following is Rogers Email….. Since the launch of Rogers One Number, we have introduced a number of wireless innovations that help … Continue reading

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Don’t Be A Tool

This one is for the guys, If your looking for a large rolling tool cabinet and are considering the following from Canadian Tire..   Take a look at the following on sale at Costco.com Even with the exchange (with our … Continue reading

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Afternoon Project – Setting up a Wireless Repeater Bridge

Originally posted on Life through Time and Space:
After nearly 6 years of shitty WiFi in my house,  I finally decided to do something about it today. I had 2 horrible WiFi dead spots in my house.  One was in…

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Road Trip – Results

After a 2,300mi (3,701km) road trip in the US, approximately the same distance as a trip from Toronto to Calgary here are the results in Canadian Dollars…. * Hotels four star well known chain, gas regular 87 octane, Gas $223.71, … Continue reading

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Why Is The Loonie The Chicken Little of ALL Currencies?

I have just about had it with the loonie! Everything that happens in the world apparently affects ONLY our currency. Post Brexit the Pound is doing OK, post U.S. election U.S. Dollar is doing ok, only the loonie is tanking … Continue reading

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A Canuk in the U.S. post Trumpocopolis

Another day of travel, again at an average speed of 75 MPH and still no carnage, other than the occasional deer and coyote. Gas is averaging $0.62/ltr CDN. Last nights accommodations again with “free” Happy Hour, six drinks and a full breakfast … Continue reading

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