Category: Financial

Say Goodbye 10% Discount

Good bye. This was fun. Back in August of last year I was trying to think of ways to reward clients (new and old) for coming back to my newly re-opened massage practice. I thought that offering a 10% discount would be a nice way for me to say, “Thank you”! And the response was …

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Facebook Marketplace and other sites: First thoughts.

We accumulate stuff. We buy it or find it or inherit it…. And then we hold on to it for whatever reason. In my case, I held on to stuff because I thought my kids might want/need it “down the road”. As in when they got places of their own. Well, we ARE down the …

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Debian and the 2014 Macbook Air

My trusty 2014 Macbook Air got the its “walking papers” from Apple a while back. There would be no further operating system updates that would work on this machine. That struck me as being a pity because the hardware was great! Debian 11 had been out for a while and I naturally wanted to install …

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Ubuntu 22.04 – First Impressions

Not great. I know I’m coming late to the Ubuntu love-fest. For the most part, coming late was because of being busy. But there was always a hope that any bugs in 22.04 would be resolved after nearly a year. They aren’t. I chose Ubuntu over Debian because I expected a more polished product that …

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The Virus

I call it a virus. Whatever you call it, your mood spreads to the people around you. You hear expressions like, “Her entry brightened up the entire room”. How did that happen? We pick up “something” from the people (or things) around us. And we react to it. We may not be aware that we’re …

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Income Support

We made a difference. All good things must come to an end. This was the best way to end. I started work on a project with the Government of Alberta last month. You could call it a gig, I suppose. Initially, it seemed straight forward: call people, ask them some questions, and move on. WOW! …

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