Archives for: June 2009

A Great Ontario Staycation Destination

June 29th, 2009
This morning, the Canadian Press released the findings of a recent Harris-Decima survey, confirming the majority of us are planning a summer vacation this year. Harris-Decima senior vice-president Jeff Walker says, "It's going to be the kind of… more »

History, Research, Twitter and Trust

June 27th, 2009
I have been trying to blog for the past two days... but I couldn't settle on a mind has wandered from… well… if you been watching the news… you understand. North Korea used the 59th anniversary of the start of the Korean war to step up… more »

LCROSS (it isn’t a sport!)

June 25th, 2009
A California spacecraft, bound for deliberate doom inside a crater on the moon, launched on Thursday, June 18 @ 5:32pm Eastern Time. According to NASA, along with a lunar orbiter, LCROSS is searching for safe landing sites where humans might one day… more »

News Reports

June 24th, 2009
I thought the world had just recently gone crazy… but a couple of times, now, I’ve gone to the Google News Archives and searched… the results could be from today’s news! March 23, 1899, More Fire Victims Found in ruins of NEW YORK Hotel fire Jan 6,… more »

What’s in a Word?

June 22nd, 2009
The other day, while doing some research for my enormous family tree (I now have 10,303 people in it), I stumbled across the record of an incorporation that included my gr-gr-grandfather as a principal in the “Statutes of the Province of Quebec”. It… more »

The Greater Haliburton, Bancroft and Barry's Bay Areas

June 19th, 2009
As usual, today started with coffee and email… then, on to research. I pour over the news and the internet, searching for potential value enhancing acquisition opportunities for prospects I review new listings, mindful of these prospective Buyers,… more »

250 Years of Research, Dysfunction and Slavery

June 18th, 2009
Some historians credit Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis (1698-1759) as the pioneer of genetics. Through his study of biology, Maupertuis suggested that parts of both mother and father contributed to the character of their offspring. Other historians… more »

Plutocracy And The Summer Solstice

June 17th, 2009
Psychic Reports are in: Expect A Super-Charged Summer Solstice and Cancer New Moon, June 20-22, 2009 Solstice comes to us from the Latin “sol” or sun and “sistit” or stands. For several days before and after each solstice the sun appears to stand… more »


June 16th, 2009
............Mon Jun 15, 3:50 PM TORONTO (Reuters) "In the short space of about 18 months, the housing market has gone full circle from a sellers' market, to a flat-out buyers' market, and back to a sellers' market," says Doug Porter, deputy chief… more »

Simple Principles For "Natural Living"

June 16th, 2009
I’ve decided to take a rest from ranting about shadow governance and global distress… I’ve been thinking about how uncertainty of the future is what leads many of us to a new direction of personal discovery and alternative thinking. Sometimes, we… more »

What's the Plan for New World Order?

June 15th, 2009
After blogging the day before yesterday, about North Korea… who are “daring” the United States to stop them from playing with Nukes… and then, yesterday, blogging on Globalization… I decided to investigate the mainstream coverage of the “New World… more »


June 14th, 2009
Bank of Canada Governor, Mark Carney, at the Conférence de Montréal, indicated that the Bank of Canada has no plans to adjust its rates until at least June of next year, as it attempts to keep inflation below two per cent. Carney spoke at the… more »

Welcome to North Korea

June 13th, 2009
This morning I read the North Korean response to the recent UN resolution that gives authority to all countries to stop and search North Korean ships for weapons. It seems to be quite a threat... so, immediately, I spent a great deal of time,… more »

Pfeiffer's Law

June 12th, 2009
Unless you live with your head in a bag, you know that The World Health Organization declared a global flu pandemic Thursday, raising the alert to its highest level because H1N1 has now spread to 74 countries, infected at least 28,774 people and caused… more »

Generation Jones

June 10th, 2009
Thank you to visitor (hnde77) for the response to yesterday’s blog (about the current real estate market). The visitor's comment turned me on to the term "Generation Jones". Having been born in 1958, it appears that I am a “Joneser”. Social… more »

Bizz Buzz

June 9th, 2009
The Canadian Real Estate Association says that the rebound in home sales and prices this spring is much better than expected. It seems the recession has not stalled the demand or reduced prices for property. Sure, sales to “baby-boomers” have… more »

Thieves Among Us

June 3rd, 2009
The Toronto Star, today, reports on an April “open house” held by a Brampton Realtor. During the “open house” a mother and two sons came to the door, posing as potential buyers. The older of the two children hung-out with the Realtor while Mom and the… more »

Passing Wind

June 2nd, 2009
On May 21, 2009 and article in the UK Guardian entitled “'Turbines wind up my goats'” said that, “After three years of intrigue and confusion, not to mention a death toll of 400, the great Penghu archipelago goat mystery may finally have been solved.”… more »