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Taking a day of from posting...

Hey Folks... I'm wiped... so I'm kinda taking a day off posting of sorts... just doing a quick rant and a quick set of updates today...



Was listening to a "podcast" today... and the other day, I reminded some that Glamis is pronounced "Glahms"...

Well, after this podcast I listened to, here's a small list of how to pronounce certain words that when pronounced oddly, to me, it's like nails against a chalkboard...

Edinburgh = Edd-in-burrah
Samhain = Saw-Win or sometimes Saw-Wain
Persephone = Per-Seff-On-Knee
Calliope = Ka-Lie-Oh-Pee
Tome = T-oh-m
Foyer = Foy-Ay
Leicester = Leshister or Leshter or even Less-sheer are okay.
Carl Jung = Karl Young

...oh, and by the way... not that it came up in the podcast I listened to, but if you were wondering...

Didier = Didd-Ee-Ay

Oui! En Français, c'est ça!
Wee! On Frahnsay, say sah!

...and if you ever visit my hometown of Toronto...

Tourist Says: Tor-On-Toe
Native Says: Tor-on-oh or Tron-no

Okay, aside from the last bits, I know it's picking nits to complain about pronounciations, but MAN ALIVE is it ever awful hearing something mispronounced for some reason to me...

...perhaps because I get "Mr. Didd-he-err" and "Mr. Die-Der" all too often.



Firstly, ...and sadly, no major news of the bus front... No new help (but thanks to Tony for the new press release,) and no new news about RLH 3... but tomorrow is another day.

Secondly, nothing new on the "home front"... except we may have a new little charge shortly... which will O.D. our regular readers with EXTREME cuteness.

Thirdly, I'm working on the Toronto/Ontarioghosts Newsletter right now... which is kinda taking up a lot of time. It's not due out until Saturday, but I like to have as much as possible completed before then.

Lastly, the REAL reason I'm wiped is thanks to a MISSERABLE sinus cold that seems to be making it's way around Toronto... and has found me.

Not Well

Granted, no rest for the awful... so it's off to work and then off to look after and ensure that our new addition is indeed coming.

So, that's it for today... not great, I know... but perhaps, if you haven't before, you'll take some time to click the stuff in the note below...

I promise a better post tomorrow...


The standard last note on the old blog... PLEASE SUPPORT THE DREAM!

This blog is here to help promote a dream that an entire family shares... that dream is to rescue an old London Double-Decker bus.


Please, if you have a few minutes, take some time to find out more about this bus and the kooky dream by clicking here.

This bus is VERY special to myself and the whole family, and any help any person can lend us would be most gratefully accepted.

If you or someone you know might be interested, there's our pixel ad site, HelpCoverTheBus.Com and a PayPal donation button (see the upper-right hand side of the blog) and, of course, a Cafe Press shop for T-Shirts and shtuff!
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October 28th, 2009

See the "latest post" on the left here... I've decided to concentrate on other work so this blog is kinda done for me... THANKS kindly to my friends and regular readers... and as you'll note, I am still loitering in the blogsphere... and I'm still online... and I honestly haven't given up hope that we will get our dream bus one day! (We've just gotten REALLY quiet about it...)

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Blog-Gone! Thanks for reading!

As of October 28th, 2009, this blog went inactive... basically, the blogger here has moved on to bigger and better...

Please Note: As of October 28th, 2009, I am not maintaining any of these links...

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Virtually Strange Network

The Paranormal Blog

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BBC News

VERY COOL! Big Green Bus Site

Solar Toronto - University of Toronto Team


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Café at the End of the Universe

Christie St. Martin @ LA Times

The Creative Nerd

Driller's Place


A Gentleman's Domain

The Gnostic World of Candy Minx

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The Hot Dog Truck


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Imaginary Magnitude


Jump in the Ocean

Warren Kinsella

Life At The Edge

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Mad Gringo

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Musings of Khlari

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RealTalk - Biggus Sissus (My Big Sister)

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Wandering Coyote

Live from Waterloo

Waterfalls' Paranormal Life

Weird Cake: Treats from a Bipolar Mind

Window in the Web

Writing in Faith

Yarn Harlot

Yellowdog Granny

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Canada Blog Friends

d bImBo WiF D tWiSt

The DeSmog Blog


Fear And Loathing - The Gonzo Papers

Stephen Fry

Home & Business Interest

Lance Storm

The Lives and Times of Anthony McCunee

New York Traveller

Planet Gallifrey

Pointless Directives

Raymi the Minx

Reflections of Time

Jim Ross

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