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Do you respond to phone calls from political pollsters or do you hang up? Take my survey so we can see how valid these polls really are.read more
The local newspapers have been silent about the 20 job cuts at CBC Calgary. I’ve put a human face on the story. Her name is Tara Weber.read more
If you’d like to hear the story of the trailer I made for Leaving Dublin, let me tell you about it here.read more
The listing of the Victoria condo owner who left us high and dry by cancelling our vacation reservation has now been pulled from the VRBO website. I suspect my negative review of the incident may have been a precipitating factor. The story is not over yet. Check back at this site for further updates.read more
“Less than 24 hours before we were scheduled to check in, the owner abruptly cancelled our month-long reservation. He claimed a plumbing problem in the unit caused flooding damage requiring major repairs. We checked on the property, found it occupied by someone else, and no evidence of flooding or other damage. We are still awaiting a full refund.”read more