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May 2006

  • Talk Time

    It’s 8:30AM on Friday. “Do I have time to take a quick shower?” I asked. “Are you going somewhere?” she replied. “Oh yeah. Right. No, actually.” “What’s wrong with your computer?” “Stuart’s ‘technical support'”…

  • Light a Candle for Porchlight

    The Energy Star conference was a great success. The awards dinner was a glittering affair in the Imperial Room at the Royal York. This year’s award recipients include Whirlpool Canada, Home Depot and, you…

  • Wah wah wahhh

    It’s 6:30 AM. I’m in my room on the 7th floor of the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Suzy and the kids are asleep. The city’s slowly waking. An office tower a stone’s throw…

  • Spam Saviour

    The greatest excuse of the early 21st Century is “No, I didn’t get your e-mail. My spam filter must have caught it.” This of course is actually code for “Actually, I wasn’t really interested…