Scammer calling. Please #gofundme

Scam calls? I presume I am not the only person getting them virtually daily. Ever notice they come from a number of recurring sources?  Firstly, there is that annoying duct cleaning call. This is usually from a guy with a thick accent.  I just know the guy has...

Apple store alert: Boomer present

As a baby boomer, I find technology, especially Apple products daunting.  Apple actually is not just a computer system; it’s a culture. For my birthday my kids got me an Apple iPad.  As I experienced little hitches and glitches, like how to operate it, I found myself...

Le Miserable Tax

Jean Val Jean sat motionless as he waited for his case to be called before the ruthless Judge Jabert. There he sat, his heart in his mouth in infamous courtroom number seven, the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) evaders’ court. Jean Val Jean, unemployed for many...

Name That Election Candidate

And the winner is? None of the above. Yes! Not really. I just came across a Federal Court of Canada case launched by a University of Ottawa law student who sued the government pre- election claiming he could not express his dissatisfaction with all the candidates on...

Getting My Uber Legs

I’m a baby boomer. I finally underwent an important a long-awaited and overdue rite of passage. I just took my first Uber ride. I did not undergo the experience lightly. I am not one to quickly embrace new routines or practices. On the old school scale, I’m probably...

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