Archive for the ‘Ottawa’ Category

I bring to you the Ottawa Senators December desktop wallpaper calendar just before the stroke of midnight. Enjoy! Note: If you’re unsure what your screen resolution is, follow these steps to ensure you’re downloading the correct background: Windows: Right click any blank area of your desktop and click on Properties. Go to the Settings tab. […]

I highly recommend that the good people of Ottawa boycott Arcane Services (also known as Arcane Landscaping, Arcane Snow Removal and a few other names). The reason for this call to arms is simple: the company cold dials Ottawa area residents, completely ignoring the Do Not Call registry list, and ignoring requests to be removed […]

Road Maintenance Time Warp?

Posted: 17th June 2010 by Luc "Sandman" G. in Ottawa, Soapbox
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What do road repair people do? Is there only 10 of them in the entire city? How much work do they actually do in a day? I’m starting to really wonder what the answers to those questions are. Around 7-8 weeks ago, the street connected to ours underwent some surgery. The road repair crews dug […]

Little Visitor

Posted: 15th June 2010 by Luc "Sandman" G. in Ottawa
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When we first moved into our house, we’d often see a mother rabbit and two of her baby bunnies in our backyard. After that fall, we would only see one of the bunnies come back for a visit on almost a daily basis. Once our fence went up, the bunny would still come back from […]

Bad Parking!

Posted: 25th February 2010 by Luc "Sandman" G. in Funny & Weird, Ottawa
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My wife and I spotted this car while we were looking for parking at the mall today. Its not unusual to see a car that’s badly parked and taking up 2 spots. But a car so very badly parked that they take FOUR spots? Yup, its been done. I’m not blurring out the license plate […]