Today, it's exactly 6 months since El Cheapo Movers loaded the truck and moved me from my house of 20 years to a rental apartment 42 stories up in the Tower of Power. I don't regret having made the move. If another expensive repair had come along, I think I would've...read more
Well, I'm glad moving day is over. I'm surrounded by boxes and quickly generating a list of amenities that I forgot to consider, such as cutlery trays that fit the drawers here, toilet paper, and food. Bob is sticking close to me, I can't find my reading glasses, so...read more
I've just completed the deletion of a large number of image galleries dating up to about 2013. I was using Slideshow Pro to run those galleries. As the product is no longer supported, and was eating up about 8 gigs of web space here, it was time for it to go. I...read more
Another year's Toronto Burlesque Festival has come and gone, and this was a terrific one. I've completed my first cull of the more than 7600 photos I made over 5 shows this time out. I'm currently down to about 250 per show that need a second look. I can generally...read more
It's that most wonderful time of the year. The Toronto Burlesque Festival comes to town from July 28-31 at the Revival Bar and Virgin Mobile Mod Club. This is a great opportunity to see performers bring their best work to the stage, and in the spirit of that, here is...read more
After vacillating between towns, houses, condos, trailers, etc., I've sealed the deal on my next home. Come September I'll be renting a two bedroom apartment high up in one of two massive towers. The process was pretty much like buying the house on Trinity 20 years...read more
The house is sold and the quest for new digs is underway. It's clearly unlikely I'll find anything in Toronto that will suit all my needs. I'm not surprised by this, as staying in Toronto has always been pretty low on my "next home" selection criteria, which are...read more
Days till OAS!