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Entries from January 2008

Fixes Galore and Recommendations

January 20th, 2008 · No Comments

People have been reporting a number of problems with the site. I’ve fixed the following problems: Archive link at the top of the page was not working. It now points to a proper archive page. Sitemap link at the very bottom of the page was not working. It now points to a sitemap page. RSS […]

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Tags: Blog · Update

Oakville Rare Birds – Tufted Titmouse, Harlequin Duck

January 10th, 2008 · No Comments

The following Google map gives the location of the harlequin duck and tufted titmouse. Keep reading for pictures of the tufted titmouse, long-tailed ducks landing and a red-bellied woodpecker. View Larger Map Today was a perfect winter birding day. Very little wind, not too cold. I headed out along the Oakville waterfront. At this time of the year, […]

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Tags: Birding

Unusual Birds in Mississauga, Ontario

January 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I found a female Barrow’s Goldeneye (rare), a bald eagle (uncommon) and a belted kingfisher (uncommon) in Mississauga this morning. Here is a Google map of their locations. To get customized directions on how to get to these locations by car, click on a marker and it will give you an option to get directions from […]

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Tags: Birding

D-Link DHP-300/DHP-301 Powerline Ethernet Adapter: It Rocks!

January 6th, 2008 · No Comments

I live in a house that was completed in 1970. It’s a wonderful architectural house with amazing lines and a true joy to live in. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=9242; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true; imagefilter=include:9330,9333,9348;} The house is built to last. The walls are 8 inch solid concrete with steel re-bar throughout the entire house. The house also […]

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Tags: Technology

Royal Dinner in Hue

January 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

On the day that we toured all over Hue, we also booked to have a fixed course dinner at a local restaurant called yThao Garden. It was billed as a royal dinner and it lived up to its billing. The restaurant was an old colonial house that was beautiful restored and decorated. We sat outside […]

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Tags: hue · Travel · Vietnam