Day 3: Five Pounds Per Day

Now well into my experiment, I feel both elated and a little disgusted to find so many things that count towards my decluttering weight-loss. 1) I posted my skate bike on an online trading site and within 24 hours had picked up a nice one-speed for J’s birthday. Not bad! Net loss in weight. 2) … Continue reading

Day 2: Five Pounds Per Day

Today, I really got into sorting. 1) It started with a load of laundry, as many good days tend to start. I discovered one of the sleeping bags can be easily washed at home, not at the dry cleaners, so it was added to Mount Laundry. (All told, 5 loads of laundry happened today, with … Continue reading

Day 1: Five Pounds Per Day

Spent all day at a conference and then running a lab test, so the evening went something like this: 1) Put pizza in oven, cleared out dishes from previous night, put on laundry, put on The Simpsons, ate pizza. ~30 mins. 2) Watched The Walking Dead, with seriously sad consequences for the start of Season … Continue reading

Day 0: Five Pounds Per Day

On this week’s agenda: #5perday I’m aiming to lose five pounds every day this week. Yes, this is a weight-loss program… for getting rid of clutter. “The more clutter around you, the more clutter in you. Energy moves when blocks are removed.” – J. Vitale I collected boxes of Stuff for years, and then moved … Continue reading

Review: A Case Of Exploding Mangoes

Review: A Case Of Exploding Mangoes

A Case Of Exploding Mangoes By Mohammed Hanif Top 3 words: Satirical Speculative Unnerving One army minion plots an intricate revenge against the nation’s General for the suspected murder of his father. Review: The fictional protagonist, Under Officer Ali Shigri, leader of the “Silent Drill Squad” in the Pakistan Air Force Academy, weaves us a … Continue reading

Comic: Jack Be Nimble, Jill Be Quick (5)

Comic: Jack Be Nimble, Jill Be Quick (5)

“Jack Be Nimble, Jill Be Quick” is a comic strip I started a couple years ago. The featured kids, two munchkins named Jack and Jill, are based on real people and real events… Find Episode 5 posted below. Comments are welcome! JBNJBQ: Snow Dilemma (Part 5)

Comic: Jack Be Nimble, Jill Be Quick (4)

Comic: Jack Be Nimble, Jill Be Quick (4)

“Jack Be Nimble, Jill Be Quick” is a comic strip I started a couple years ago. The featured kids, two munchkins named Jack and Jill, are based on real people and real events… Find Episode 4 posted below. Comments are welcome! JBNJBQ: Jack’s Origins (Part 4)

Video: Pimooteewin Interview

Video: Pimooteewin Interview

Colleges and universities have been increasing the number of innovative programs and courses offered in recent years. Ryerson University‘s Spanning the Gaps program offered through the Chang School is one such example, developed “based on the belief that education can break cycles of inter-generational poverty and social exclusion, and that higher education can transform lives … Continue reading

Videos: Lab Concepts for DC Electricity (Part 2)

Videos: Lab Concepts for DC Electricity (Part 2)

Seneca College has some great technologist programs in the School of Information and Computer Technology. Most students in an ICT program are required to take a common first semester course called ETY155, also known as “DC Electricity“, which is one of the core courses for the year. The course covers topics like Ohm’s Law, Series … Continue reading