Tag Archives: Birthdays

Happy 25th to the Big Ugly Box

So today marks the 25th birthday of the personal computer—yes yes, Happy Birthday to you too, Ray—call me when you’re 40, okay? 😉 [Ahem] So as I was saying… Looking at the above photo of the first IBM PC makes … Continue reading

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My Big, Fat 40th Surprise Party

(Too much love for this old man to handle!) So the tradition of posting my birthday Globe & Mail Horoscope is no more, as the Globe is now charging people to access that part of their site. And you know … Continue reading

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Birthday Season Begins

(a favourite indulgence from my favourite specialty bakery…) Birthday season kicked off yesterday with a family lunch up at mom’s place. I say birthday “season” because in the span of about a week my presence has been requested at no … Continue reading

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Night of the Grups

Don’t know what a “grup” is? Click here: http://www.newyorkmetro.com/news/features/16529/ Cheers to Al Howell for assembling a fine circle of friends to celebrate his er, thirty-something-ish birthday. And jeers to Jack Mosshammer for putting work before pleasure. 😛

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It’s a Dog’s Year

As an addendum to my Asia and me post of a few days back, here’s more proof of the continent’s growing influence in western culture. No less than Forbes magazine has a feature on business horoscopes for the upcoming Year … Continue reading

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