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Rants

Rants

The Amazing Race Canada: Matt Edition

Tonite I’m on a bit of a high. I’m going to take a page out of a completely different book and spend a little time being a bit “braggy”. I’m not an egocentric person and I don’t brag about much, but right now, I am feeling pretty damn good about myself. So be prepared for … Continue reading »

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The Degrading Perks of Business Travel

If you know me at all, you know I’m not the type to brag or show off or talk about being better than others. It just isn’t who I am. But today, I’m giving myself a bit of permission to be a bit of an ass. Here’s my story. Flashback to about 6-7 years ago … Continue reading »

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Why I Refuse To Participate In Movember

It’s November 6th and the Movember has begun. People all over the office, the city, and likely the world, are taking the month of November to raise awareness regarding prostate cancer. For guys who participate, they are encouraged to grow a mustache/beard/facial hair during the month and collect donations to the Movember charity. It’s going … Continue reading »

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Enough with the bilingualism signage BS

I read an article this morning about how apparently some French people are upset at the new Starbucks because their menu is almost entirely in English. You can find the original article here. The article goes on to say that the Green party is suggesting the government should step in and force bilingual signage in … Continue reading »

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Enough With The Autism Propoganda

There’s an article currently circulating across Facebook regarding how a court has “confirmed” that vaccinations cause Autism. I’ve seen several people post it and assume everything they are reading is true. Honestly, I read it and it pisses me off to no end. Andrew Wakefield is the guy at the center of all this. He … Continue reading »

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Road Warrior Blues

It’s 7:23 on a Thursday night and right now I feel like the worst father in the world. The photo above was taken on Dylan’s last day of kindergarten and guess where I was? On the road, again. Not only was on the road, but on the road for the third week in a row. … Continue reading »

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Confessions of a Business Traveler

I’m sitting here in a little hotel about a five minute walk from the Tower of London in London, England. I went out for a walk earlier and found myself a bit depressed as I wasn’t even sure where to go. This is the fifth time I have been to London in a year and … Continue reading »

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The Inability To Take Suggestions / Criticism

Recently I had a situation arise where I found myself wanting to help someone else out. Specifically, it had to do with a particular geocacher and something they had done. Now the thing is, most of the time I tend to just keep my opinions or suggestions to others to myself unless I am face … Continue reading »

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Sunday Night Sleeplessness

Below is a post I wrote last night after having taken a sleeping pill. I’ve been known to be a bit loopy after I take one but I have never actually witnessed it. Since I don’t drink alcohol, I can only assume that this is about as close to what I would be like if … Continue reading »

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Thinking outside the box

Two years ago, I started Cache Up NB as a place for geocaching in NB to thrive. It was meant to be a news and information site that would be driven by the community. Today, it continues to grow in ways I never expected it to. Recently I saw some ramblings from a cacher who … Continue reading »

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