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Does anyone actually fix TVs anymore

Someone wants to fix this, surely

My 12 year old LED TV starts flickering after it’s been on for more than an hour, making it pretty much unwatchable. I have no idea what’s wrong with it. Something’s overheating. Who knows. But I’ve been trying to find…

To bell or not to bell

A multi-use path: bell if necessary but only if necessary

I was biking through the arboretum the other day on my way back from a jaunt through Gatineau Park, enjoying relatively warm weather and a leisurely pace as befits a multi-user pathway typically chock full of pedestrians, dog walkers and…

My personal blog renaissance

emergency exit signage

Since Elon Musk has bought Twitter, I have decided (probably like a lot of other people) to reinvigorate my blog. It’s amazing to think that it’s been almost 20 years since I’ve been publishing my blog. Though of late (oh……

December 6th: it’s been two generations

December 6th memorial

I confess to being at loss for words this year as I commemorate the 1989 massacre at École Polytechnique in Montréal. So much stuff — so many incidents of male violence against women — have been layered over it since…