Defendor

I rarely fly Air Canada. Not necessarily because its more expensive than other airlines, but because I dislike their seats. They’re hard on my back. The one thing they do have going for them is the best free in-flight entertainment system of any domestic airline. Each seat-back has a screen full of current TV shows…

That 500CCs of roaring thunder is NOT the sound of settling…

When we were in Asia in 2005, we spent a week helping with re-building in Thailand after the tsunami that had hit the previous year. While there, I rented one of the small motorbikes that are so common in Asia, so Nicole and I could get around a little. It was fun. When we got…

Hath Hell Frozen Over?

It used to be that there was a host of things that a Mac could do better, or more elegantly, than a Windows PC. Now there’s only one or two. I’ve long maintained a heterogenerous home network. We’ve had all brands of gaming devices, a range of mobile devices, PCs, modern Macs, and historical classic…

Fan Service

Easter weekend gave us some wonderful family time together, in some incredible weather. After being gone for most of 2 weeks, in another season of pretty heavy travel, it sure was good to just be still. Here’s some pictures, as promised, for those who only want to see our kids — not that I blame…

Keynote Speakers

I promise there will be a gratuitously cute post about fair-haired toddlers, full of lots of pictures, sometime soon. For those of you who only come here for such things, please click the “Recent Photos” link on the sidebar for more pictures from Abi’s 2nd birthday. However, I have something else to blog about today:…