Stead Fast; The Formative Years

Recently I’ve been engaged by the possibilities of Electric Vehicles and driving them around in the backcountry of Alberta and across Canada. This afternoon I was thinking about and talking with my wife about all of the vehicles I have ever owned, where I was in my life and what happened to each of them?…

Retirement; Will You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is?

Its been ages since my eyes twinkled when looking over copious amounts of data, sifting through charts, glancing up and down red and green candle-sticks all in the attempts to time the market low, buy-buy-buy and hold onto it for an hour, a day, a week or longer before turning around and selling it at…

Alpha Motor Corporation; Why You Should Reserve One Today!

For more than a month now, I have been following a thread about electric vehicles (EV) on a Toyota Tacoma forum that I am a member of, the thread is called: Trade in Tacoma for an EV Truck? Yesterday as I was browsing through the thread, I came across a posting about a truck called…

Is Off-Roading Off-Limits in Alberta with an Electric Vehicle?

A few weeks back I found a thread on tacomaworld.com about EV vehicles called: Trade in Tacoma for an EV Truck? Its had me thinking about an upcoming summer overland trip which I have been eyeing up for a couple of months now. It consists of a one-way drive of 1,552 kilometres (965 miles) which…

Vroom Vroom

Alberta Aviation Museum Edmonton, Alberta Canada

How You Can “Win” at Investing in the Stock Market?

Back some time ago, I read a plethora of books about investment strategies and how to “beat the market”… over the past several months I have been growing said portfolio with the knowledge that I had acquired. Then in came the pesky “make it faster” proven strategies of others. I took these notions to heed…

What’s All the EV Hype About?

Hey have you heard the hype about how Electric Vehicles (EV) will be taking over the world in the next five to ten years? Yup, it is unfortunately true. Depending on your perspective about the automobile. There is a movement now in the world trending away from driving an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicle. And…

A Collaborative Morning

September 2, 2002 Entry #22 Her body yawns as she lays closer to me heart. She whispers with her deep sighs telling me she’s alright. Her eyes sparkle full of life as today we’ve yet to leave the bedroom. Me brains rack for words to express how I am feeling yet nothing spills from my…

How Do You Celebrate St Patrick’s Day?

This delicious idea came to us a few nights ago as we were standing in the cooler at Sherbrooke Liquor store starring at the thousands of individual bottles of beer before James and myself. “Dude, we should start a section on the blog where we just talk about beers we are tasting!” I starred down James like he must…

When I Was Young…

Technology has become the most significant thing a person owns. We pay absorbent amounts of money to have the latest software versions, the best hard drives, the biggest memory, more RAM and the fastest processing chips on the market. We pay good money for quality smartphones (which are really mini-computers) up to $1000.00 while others pay…

Its Times Like These When You Need…

MINTIES! I found comfort in these little white mints when I first arrived in Brisbane, Queensland Australia they were potent and filled with just enough mint to be considered a breathe mint. In the back of my mind I continued to wonder about the decision to depart my home country? The pace of Australia was…

Is Your Sleep Priceless?

Yesterday, I realized on Wednesday of the upcoming week that it would be St. Patrick’s Day!, and that’s when the shitzpa really hit the fan. Yesterday, I realized we only have 5-more months on our lease and then we can release ourselves from living above the boiler room and perhaps I can finally get rid…

Talking About our Mundane Lifestyle

Around the first week of January we were looking for something to do, to keep us preoccupied in the evenings and afternoons since we’ve been caged inside our homes for what seems like years now. Awaiting the freedoms that everyone says have been taken from us. Ironically in this writes opinion it is not the…