In Terms of Customer Service, @westjet Kicks in the Afterburners

I admit it.  I hate packing.  I hate everything to do with packing.  I hate unpacking more.  Unpacking after a vacation is, after all, such a depressing thing to do, because it means that life, along with all the included trials and tribulations associated with it, is returning. Packing sucks…

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The Office Christmas Party

First things first:  Let’s call them what they are.  Christmas Parties.  Not “Winter Celebrations”, or “Holiday Parties”, or “Early Winter Festive Occasions”, but Christmas Parties. One year, my wife’s employer sent out a broadcast email which stated, “this year, our annual winter celebration will be held…” I refused to go.…

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Where do I Stand? – An Email to the Hon. Vic Toews, P.C., B.A., LL.B., Minister of Public Safety #cdnpoli

TO: The Hon. Viv Toews, P.C., B.A., LL.B., Minister of Public Safety (vic.toews@parl.gc.ca) FROM: Steven Britton (steve@stevenbritton.net) Dear Mr. Minister, Please allow me to preface my comments by stating without equivocation that I am a staunch conservative both in ideology and in where I place my support as a voter.…

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Putting God in a Box

Being a geek, I tend to watch a lot of The Discovery Channel. I enjoy shows about science (Mythbusters rocks!), the origins of the universe, and history. Recently, Discovery aired a show called Curiosity: Did God Create the Universe?  Presented by Prof. Stephen Hawking, the show dealt with the origins…

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