March 25, 2013

When in Chicago...

IMG_1299.jpgIt was recommended to me and I would recommend it to anyone and everyone. You have to go to The Purple Pig!
They have a tapas menu with ingredients you would not normally try but take my advice... try them. Pig's ear, sweetbreads, whatever, they were all good and the extensive wine list has something for everyone.
No reservations, show up early and leave your cell number. You'll be glad you did.

January 7, 2013

A tour of the International Space Station

A NASA astronaut gives a very cool tour of the ISS.
http://kottke.org/13/01/a-tour-of-the-international-space-station

December 5, 2012

How to Use RSA Key for SSH Authentication - Softpedia

Here's an article for anyone who uses ssh to log into remote servers on a daily basis. You can set up your computer to securely log into the remote host without having to enter your password every time.
Read and learn something new!
http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Use-RSA-Key-for-SSH-Authentication-38599.shtml

December 2, 2012

Running away from Santa?

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The Waterloo Running Series held their 1st Ever Santa Pur-Suit yesterday. It was quite a sight seeing over 1000 Santas crowding the start line.
I had a personal best time of 22:41! Every time I looked over my shoulder there was Santa Claus coming after me! Ha!

November 15, 2012

What a Shitty Picture!

J9z7urBHL6pUPupcW6E4CQoO.jpgI really appreciate the dedication of dog owners who diligently pick up after their dogs.
But why would you bother to pick up your dog's shit, put it in a little plastic bag, and then just toss the bag on the ground?!?!?
Do you feel better about doing this when someone else has already left their shit behind, kind of like jumping on the bandwagon, blending in with the crowd or follow the leader?
Now I did notice that there was at one time a garbage can at this location. This was probably very convenient. Since the city has removed those cans for the winter, did they also give all the dog owners permission to leave their crap on the ground until the cans are returned to this location?
Well I don't give you permission to leave your garbage in my neighbourhood park! The most important part of the Stoop and Scoop bylaw is take your shit home to dispose of it!