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Reminders of Days Past

Reminders of Days Past
I’m playing with a new tool called MemoLane which Tara introduced me to.  It consolidates all your social media activity into one cronological stream… a Timeline or Lifestream one might say (if you wanted to risk infringement on a what I’m sure are becoming trademarks as I speak). I’m finding it interesting but not really hugely compelling. W [...]

Tweets for Today

Tweets for Today
Sorry if this isn’t all that interesting, I’m testing out the ability to create a blog post automagically from twitter tweets. The goal is to find something that will let me publish some of the microblog posts to the CheapEats blogs. [www.cetoblog.com www.ceotblog.com] For things like – “It looks like a new Ali Baba is [...]

Monkey see. Monkey do.

Monkey see. Monkey do.
Inspired by andrea’s recent post with the same title (different punctuation), and for my own amusement, I decided it was time to get this blog rated. “This rating was determined based on the presence of the following words: dead (3x) hell (1x)” If I’m getting PG from that, I’m wondering what some of my r [...]

All Around The World

All Around The World
Have you ever wondered where all your blog hits are coming from?  Who’s reading you and where did they come from?  I’m fascinated by this, so when I read about the new tool globetrackr, I thought I’d plunk it onto my sidebar and see how it worked. I’ve had it up on unsweetened.ca for under a week and already [...]

Light Box For Lexa

Light Box For Lexa
Gerry made me a light box… let’s see what trouble I can get into now. Ger did a GREAT job making this and I love the results so far.Check it out We’re already talking about Lightbox 2.0 for bigger items and shots and I haven’t even had it for 12 hours yet. I am lored!

Squidoo Two Woo Hoo

Squidoo Two Woo Hoo
After the positive response to Squidoo Lens #1 – Gourmet Gifts, (completely ignoring Venus' comments on my grater-fetish) I figured I'd spend a little time finishing  up Squidoo Lens #2 – my Essential Cookbooks lens.   (Yes, this squidoo thing is almost as addictive as vox… and damned near as easy. [...]

Joby Joins Us

Joby Joins Us
A wonderful gift, so precious and sweet.Our hearts are full, our lives complete.* We welcome our new arrival Joby Gorillapod Thorpe-Clark January 19, 2007 at 4:34pm9.8 inches, 0 pounds, 5.8 ounces Joby is already showing his flexible and playful side to the world. Proud Caregivers: Lex ‘n Ger [No One Cares... #25 - Offer classified i [...]

Favourites of 2006

Favourites of 2006
For my birthday last year Gerry bought me a Pro membership on Flickr and this year my gift to myself was to renew it. My “gift” to you is this collage of my photos which flickrites tagged as their favourites from 2006 1. Branching Out In Hemp, 2. Crabapple., 3. Street Grass, 4. Berries To Go, 5. Saturation, 6. Ungodly Early, 7. B [...]

I’m The Answer To Everything.

I’m The Answer To Everything.
I’m posting quickly random bits about my day to address those concerned that I’ve been abducted by aliens. (You know who you are.) For those of you who called, or emailed, or just thought about it.. yes, you got it right, today is my b’day.  My 42nd b’day in fact.  Which means, I’m the answer to Life, t [...]

4 Ways My New Cell Kicks Ass!

4 Ways My New Cell Kicks Ass!
Just before heading to the cottage I picked up my brand new cell phone from the folks at Matchstick. it was free. Rannie hooked me up as part of a blogger’s buzz marketing promotion from Matchstick. Free! Now that kicks ass! it has a built in 1.2M camera. I know, everyone has one now… but did your phone take a video of Tiny To [...]

Base Camp, Campfire, Backpack, Writeb...

Base Camp, Campfire, Backpack, Writeboard, Ta-da List – hunh?
One of my very smart blogging buddies pointed me towards BaseCampHQ.com in a post the other day. (Which very smart blogging buddy, I can’t remember due to the large quantity of wine consumed at the 40th and 60th b’day parties this weekend… feel free to step forward identify yourself for smart-blogging-buddy  credit!) ANYWAY, [...]

I’m Peeking At You

I’m Peeking At You
If you are paying close attention, you might have noticed me peeking at you, kilroy-esque, from your navbar when you are checking out the posts on unsweetened.ca. Or if you are a reader of the CheapEats Toronto blog:  www.cetoblog.com or CheapEats Ottawa blog: www.ceotblog.com – you might have seen one of these or appear in your R [...]

RIYA – match making?

RIYA – match making?
Thanks to Tara, and my 7000 photos, I’ve been invited to participate in the Riya is a photo tagging and searching engine with a goal to: “help you find every photo of yourself on the web. We want to help you recover every moment, every place you’ve been and all of the people you’ve met along the way. We want to give you the tools [...]

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