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Money can buy a lot of things Money can buy a lot of things

But it sure as hell can’t buy taste.

For those who enjoy self-help books For those who enjoy self-help books

Thought it put things in an interesting light. Not a terribly long read, either. I’d recommend it.

Reminder Reminder

Volvo has been pretty on the ball with turning their concepts into actual models. If you give them enough money, maybe we can have this.

Saw a Pontiac Firenza for sale on Kijiji

Thought it might be cool, so I Googled it. First thing that came up? And article written by an acquaintance of mine, called “The Firenza fiasco is the Canadian Nader-Corvair affair you never heard about”. I enjoyed it as a read, so if you’re up late (or early) and have some time to kill, here’s the link.

HEY SMALLBEAR HEY SMALLBEAR

LOOKS LIKE YOU STILL NEED TO SHAKE OFF THOSE COBWEBS

LET ME BE A RESPONSIBLE FAMILY MAN LET ME BE A RESPONSIBLE FAMILY MAN

If wagon dreams can’t be fulfilled for whatever reason when I need to be an adult, I suppose settling for a Flex would be alright (if it’s still around in ten years).

Pokemon geek drives an EV Pokemon geek drives an EV

Although I wouldn’t call a Rav4 EV a Legendary.

I need money I need money

Thinking of doing an mATX build for my next computer, and I dig this case. Now that the kinks have been worked out of Ryzen, it’s getting really tempting to do a new build, since my desktop is now over six years old for most of the components. But, maybe it’ll be worth waiting for the next generation?

Paint pens, a haiku by CB Paint pens, a haiku by CB

Paint pens suck so bad

Drive safe, Oppo Drive safe, Oppo

This woke me up. Apparently the Veloster was driving in the road when the Fusion pulled in front of it from a side street. The Fusion got t-boned, and the Veloster then bounced into the parked Monte Carlo (which really sucks for the Monte Carlo driver). Everyone is up and walking around, but this is a reminder to…

Bullitt Bullitt

I need it.

Today is a good day, Oppo Today is a good day, Oppo

Got posted for work, so I should be able to start in a week or two (which means money which means car stuff! [winter tires]), and I was on the phone with my dad to tell him about it. Heard a coworker come into his office and say “that’s a nice photo, where’d you get it?” It was this photo that I took.

Unfortunate truth to being an English speaker on the internet Unfortunate truth to being an English speaker on the internet

You’re assumed to be American unless you prove otherwise.

My hometown never fails to disappoint My hometown never fails to disappoint

Car misses exit, proceeds to drive backwards on the Gardiner Expressway. Absolutely lunacy. While the cyclists and drivers are crap in Saskatoon, Toronto is a whole ‘nother ball game.

Good morning Good morning

Saskatoon remains, as the kids say, “jdm tyte”. Or something.

Gone from our dealerships, but not from our hearts Gone from our dealerships, but not from our hearts

The Crossfire SRT-6. Has anyone ever seen one at an autocross? Or actually seen one?

I'm trying to explain to my girlfriend my hatred of Gordon Lightfoot I'm trying to explain to my girlfriend my hatred of Gordon Lightfoot

So have some Gord. If I have to suffer, you do too.

I'm no computer science major I'm no computer science major

But something about this feels phishy. Could it be the subject? The email? The fact that I don’t have an Apple account with this email?

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