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A Facebook Fiasco – Facebook Has a Bug!

Several of my Facebook friends post really great videos and images. Some are so enjoyable that I just have to share them on my Facebook business Fan page.

A few days ago, I learned the hard way that Facebook Continue reading

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Is Twitter Teasing Me?

Twitter must be teasing me, I think so anyway 😉

Every so often, while using my Twitter account, Continue reading

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Simply Annoying Commonly Used Expressions

The following short story is meant to entertain and show you Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Good Neighbour and a Responsible Dog Owner

For several summers now, my Nugget … and now my Chloe have walked through the park across the road from my home. Sometimes we would meet up with a neighbour Wayne and his little dog Dusty. Continue reading

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Are You a Modern-Day Scrooge?

By being a modern day scrooge, I simple mean that you are leaving your family legally unprotected in the case of your death. Folks, it’s not a matter of IF we die … rather … Continue reading

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Before You Vote Ask Yourself This

As my local newspaper editor stated, ask yourself this:

Are you better off now than you were five years ago?

If you are, then, why would YOU want change?

Should you be better off now than you were 5 years ago, and you vote FOR change Continue reading

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For Those Who Believe Climate Change is Our World’s Apocalypse – You NEED to See This

Having learned that not all media reporting is done for the reason of actually informing their viewers/readers, I enjoy being informed of what BOTH sides of any one issue.

If you truly believe that climate change is to be our world’s apocalypse than, I seriously believe that you need to see the entire documentary, of which the trailer follows here. Continue reading

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Online Classified Ads No Longer Work?

pillarsOver a week ago now, I started searching for a simple plant stand 36″-39″ in height. After searching for new plant stands online, and realizing I was looking at having to spend hundreds of dollars for new, I decided that I would gladly settle for buying a used plant stand that needed painting.

Searching with Google, I found a few used plant stands listed for sale on Kijiji, but the owners did not respond to my emailed questions. Then I noticed that Google seems to be ignoring one of THE best online classified ad servers EVER… Craigslist!
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Ontario’s Hydro Services Ripping You Off?

Hydro One is NOT the only guilty party when it comes to a lack of proper customer service. Oshawa PUC Networks Inc. (referred to henceforth as Oshawa PUC), is every bit as guilty. Makes me wonder just how many MORE residents of Oshawa are being ripped off as I have been.

When my hydro bills started increasing beyond what I deemed to be my proper usage, I telephoned 905-723-4623, asking for help, only to reach a customer service reps that, I learned later, were instructed to humour hydro customers (me) by assuring me there was no problem with the meter. Continue reading

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