Ramblings

Raising 16 Children

I’m watching this show on TLC right now call Raising 16 Children. It’s about a couple trying to raise 16 children. I guess they couldn’t come up with a fancy title for the show. The children range in age from new born to 17. That means this mom has been pregnant for like 17 years, starting from age 21. What […]

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The Net

Making Money With AllAdvantage

Today someone pointed out this page from the Web Archive to me. Man, that brought back a lot of memories. The first was how ugly my site looked back then. The second was how crazy a time the dot com boom was. AllAdvantage was a company that offer to pay you while you surf the internet. How can they afford […]

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Investing

2005 Taxes Done

Today I sent off my 2005 tax return. I had to pay of course, which is a good thing. I would be upset if I had a refund. Why? Because a refund would mean I overpaid my taxes and the government had the use of my money interest free for a whole year. Yet, thousands of people are doing back […]

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Ramblings The Net

Life Without The Internet

I got up this morning around 10:30am and to my shock a horror, the internet was down! I felt lost. I didn’t know what to do. I turn on the TV and found the TV was down as well. No internet and no TV! The world must be coming to an end! Of course it turns out something went wrong […]

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Investing

Checking Out The Big W

I finally got tired of trying to call Woodward’s and decided head down to the sales center to check out what the fuss was all about. The sales center was located on the 17th floor of the beautiful Shaw Tower, which overlooks Coal Harbour and Canada Place. The display suite was located off to a corner of the floor and […]

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Investing

Hello, Is Anybody There?

I’ve been trying to call Woodward’s to make an appointment to buy one of their 536 condominiums for sale but all I’ve gotten so far are busy signals. I made my first call at 9:30am this morning and got a busy. It’s now 12:30pm and I have yet to get a live person. Well, that’s not true. I did get […]

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