Geocaching in the Fraser Valley

I awake early on Saturday morning, chug a coffee until it replaces the blood in my body, and chow down some cereal until it replaces the empty space in my…

HP Deskjet F4100

If I lived inside a printer, I think life would be just swell. There’d be nowhere to go, but up. The ink cartridges would supply me with free tattoos; the…

Calling out mobile plans

Calling up your wireless phone company is no small commitment — an entire evening can easily be consumed listening to the cheap, staticky, elevator music as you wait on hold…

Transfer trivia

I love e-transferring money to people. Not because it’s easier, and not because it saves me from having to give out a handful of mismatched change and pocket lint; I…

Resolutions: making them without breaking them

Around 4,000 years ago, in 2,500 B.C., the first documented New Year’s resolution was made by the Babylonians. Back then, the new year began in March, which also marked the…

A very important playlist

I watched 309 YouTube videos last night. Granted, most of the videos were less than 30 seconds long, but it still felt a little excessive. The playlist was titled “important…

Give us a break, would ya?

Specifically, a fall semester reading break Well folks, we’re nearing the end of another fall semester. It’s been a good run, I’ve had a pretty great time, but man, do…

Murder on the Orient Express is a wasted opportunity

Since the release of her classic 1934 novel, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express has been adapted as television shows, computer games, radio shows, and of course, movies. Now,…

Good Academic Stumbling

When I got halfway through the fall semester of 2016, I never thought I would be failing two-thirds of my classes — but that’s exactly what happened. And, spoiler alert,…