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03/03/12

  04:49:51 pm, by Nimble   , 1832 words  
Categories: Journal, Thoughts, People

Parenthood, Part II

One thing I would recommend in particular for the little one is a bassinet right by the side of your bed, particularly if mom is breastfeeding. The baby is going to be wanting to feed about every two hours for a period of about two months, and during… more »

11/29/11

  03:15:39 am, by Nimble   , 815 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Common Sense, Internet, People

Offense-Taking In The Skeptical Community

I've had it - I've just had it. The skeptical community has always had its ups and downs, but of late, many corners of the skeptical community have turned taking offense into an art form. One phrase that is often lauded by skeptics, including me, is… more »

08/27/11

  01:00:58 pm, by Nimble   , 1285 words  
Categories: Journal, Thoughts, People

Parenthood, Part I

I didn't know what it was going to be like; not really. As I write this, I have an almost 4-year-old and a 1-and-a-half-year-old. I'll describe the journey and my present thoughts. more »

11/20/07

  10:26:33 pm, by Nimble   , 381 words  
Categories: Distractions, Common Sense, People

Russian Wussburgers

I got to learn a few interesting bits of trivia from a Russian coworker or two today. It all started out with one of them looking at the consent/health forms for the flu shots that were being offered... more »

10/25/07

  12:03:47 pm, by Nimble   , 1837 words  
Categories: Thoughts, People

The Baby Experience

Dena and I haven't really been posting a ton, with the new baby in tow, but with five weeks and a bit of baby under our belts, I think I'm ready to share a bit of the whole experience :) more »

07/22/07

  12:22:57 am, by Nimble   , 666 words  
Categories: Thoughts, People, Religion, Science

Nut On The Run

Wired picked up on the saga of an overly-enthusiastic off-kilter creationist making escalating insults and threats to University of Colorado professors, as well as a few other folks online. Well, he has absconded. more »

07/10/07

  04:36:57 am, by Nimble   , 361 words  
Categories: Thoughts, People, Science

Labour Mythology

We're learning all sorts of things in our pre-natal classes, and there are a few things that were mythology-dispelling. Where do we pick up on such mythology? Television. Well, at least, according to what I've learned so far, I have not witnessed proper… more »

06/20/07

  08:31:40 pm, by Nimble   , 657 words  
Categories: Thoughts, People

Maternity Benefits

We attended a surprisingly informative and interesting session about maternity benefits, presented by Dick Hehr (no, really). Dick is a pretty good champion for teacher's rights, a good listener by all accounts, and I really liked his no-nonsense,… more »

06/05/07

  03:28:09 am, by Nimble   , 1622 words  
Categories: Thoughts, People, Religion

Rediscovering Robert Ingersoll

Every now and again, you come across something written decades ago that says a lot about a subject, and you realize that the writer had a surprisingly modern outlook on the subject as well. It is in this frame of mind I found myself after running across… more »

05/31/07

  07:47:30 pm, by Nimble   , 332 words  
Categories: Thoughts, People, Science

Natural Moral Fiber

Shankar Vedantam brings us news that doing good makes us feel good: "You gotta see this!" Jorge Moll had written to his colleague. Moll and Jordan Grafman, neuroscientists at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., had been scanning the… more »

04/17/07

  08:00:40 pm, by Nimble   , 732 words  
Categories: Distractions, Thoughts, People

Oh Great - Squeegee Kids

I hate squeegee kids. It wasn't even that I had really met any before. Living in a 19th Avenue apartment and walking to and from work each day, I had my fill of panhandlers. I had my fill of natives trying to pass off funny stories for a buck or two… more »

02/19/07

  07:26:29 pm, by Nimble   , 164 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Common Sense, People, Politics

More McCain Tiremarks

What the hell happened to McCain? He has pulled such a hard 180° that the undercarriage has scattered bits for miles. Now's he on the attack against Roe versus Wade?! SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Republican presidential candidate John McCain, looking to… more »

02/07/07

  10:32:23 pm, by Nimble   , 152 words  
Categories: Thoughts, People, Religion

Haggard Now "Completely Heterosexual"

Oh, this is rich... Haggard's been cured...? "He is completely heterosexual," Ralph said. "That is something he discovered. It was the acting-out situations where things took place. It wasn't a constant thing." Fortunately, they do also address the… more »

02/06/07

  12:17:26 am, by Nimble   , 235 words  
Categories: Announcements [A], Thoughts, People

Incident On Calgary LRT This Morning

At around 9:55 (just before 10:00 am) on February 5, 2007 (this morning), an incident took place on the Westbound City Centre LRT in Calgary on the left hand side of the front part of the last car in the train, from just before the 1st Street station… more »

01/28/07

  03:14:02 pm, by Nimble   , 30 words  
Categories: Distractions, People

Scott Loses A Lot Of Bets

Someone did us the honour of posting the video of our dear coworker and sometime bet-loser doing his strangely-appropriate imitation of William Hung's "She Bangs". Scott, you're a good sport :) more »

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