September 16, 2015

Timy House

I watched a documentary the other day about tiny houses.  I’ve always liked that we didn’t buy a big house, instead getting a bungalow.  But there […]
September 9, 2015


Yesterday morning I weighed myself and was not shocked but was disappointed to see that I had gained 10lbs since March.  Over the last couple of […]
September 1, 2015

Success and Confidence: The Trump Effect

With election activity heating up in the USA, and the prominent Donald Trump attracting a lot of media attention as well as leading positions in the […]
August 24, 2015

Day Trading

When we decided to get the roof re-shingled on the house last month I wanted to try and take advantage of the low interest rates and […]
August 16, 2015


A term made popular by the French Poet Beaudelaire has been on my mind for the last month. Flâneuring is when you take an idle stroll. […]
August 12, 2015

Hedging a Housing Crash

Two books I have read recently: Put together these books paint a pretty dire picture of the future here in Calgary. Peak demand for oil happened […]
August 5, 2015

Going to Mars is Stupid

Yesterday I had a mental reframe on the concept of setting up a permanently manned station on Mars.  Elon Musk’s life goal is to eventually move […]
August 1, 2015

Underestimating the problem

The most critical problem facing the planet right now is climate change.  Canada is poorly positioned to take advantage of the coming shift in the global […]
July 24, 2015

New Roof

It was long overdue.  The old shingles were losing their grit with every rainfall and the south side was severely curled and down to just the […]