Aug 192013
 
My New XBMC Media Center PC in a Vintage JVC-7200U VCR

I’ve been using a PC as a media player with my TV for almost the past 7 years.  It started with the introduction of Windows XP Media Center, I tried it out and fell in love with it.  I setup a permanent computer dedicated to playing media from my server.  Over time, it’s evolved into […]

Jun 292013
 

I’ve always been told that I should keep my money in a savings account and that’s what I’ve been doing all these years until recently.  I’ve had a change of opinion and dumped all my money into my TFSA and purchased shares in several funds yielding at least 10% annually and the pay monthly.  The […]

May 202013
 

It’s no secret I’m single.  I’ve tried out Match.com but that seemed like a scam.  I never received any responses and I cancelled my membership stating that as the reason.  Funny thing happened, I all of the sudden started receiving responses.  I convinced some of the women to communicate outside of the site fearing we […]

Oct 242012
 

Anyone else hate selling on eBay?  So here’s the story..  I sell refurbished blackberries on eBay, I take old blackberries swap out the housings, make sure everything is working and I list them on eBay.  I cringe every time someone with no feedback wins an auction because more often than not, I’m going to get […]

Jul 112011
 
New York and Boston 2008

Back in September 2008, I had this huge craving for clam chowda.  Back in January, I went to Boston with my buddy Russell to catch the Spice Girls concert (Tickets were well over $2000 in Vancouver and Russell went to college in Boston so he knows the city well).  That’s when I had my first […]

Jul 052011
 
Does Watching My MPG Make Me A Bad Driver?

I don’t know if this is true or not but I’ve noticed that I’ve picked up a lot of bad driving habits ever since purchasing my new Sonata and I believe it stems from watching my fuel economy.  Back when I was driving around in my sports car, red lights meant “alright, let’s race”…  Now […]