Category: "Thoughts on Life in General"

#!@$!!#%!! Mosquitos

August 11th, 2013
    Home-Made Organic Insect Repellent  Ingredients:  -Distilled water (or boiled) -Natural witch hazel or rubbing alcohol  -Essential Oils: choose from Citronella, Clove, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Cajeput, Eucalyptus, Cedar, Catnip, Lavende… more »

Social Enterprise

August 3rd, 2013
Àccording to Wikipedia: Many commercial enterprises would consider themselves to have social objectives, but commitment to these objectives is motivated by the perception that such commitment will ultimately make the enterprise more financially valuable… more »

Journée nationale des Autochtones, National Aboriginal Solidarity Day or National Aboriginal Day

June 21st, 2013
Whatever you choose to call it, Happy National Aboriginal Day, Canada.  In 1982, the National Indian Brotherhood (now the Assembly of First Nations) called for the creation of June 21st as National Aboriginal Solidarity Day and it was finally proclaime… more »

Early Post Offices Eastern Ontario pt 3

May 25th, 2013
This blog will appeal to those interested in history and genealogy.  It was actually one of the references that I used for a previous blog that I wrote and had mysteriously disappear.  Probably just as well... maybe the universe telling me that I've sai… more »

Earthquakes and Other Things

May 18th, 2013
Earthquakes Canada reports a 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Shawville, Quebec – about an hour‘s drive from Ottawa – shortly after 9:45 a.m, yesterdary morning.     I found an interesting site online:  http://www.earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/dyfi-lav… more »