Knock, Knock, Knock, Nickel; Knock, Knock, Knock, Nickel; Knock, Knock, Knock, Nickel”.

Beginning tomorrow Canadians will no longer be using pennies. Retailers will round down to the nearest nickel for after-tax totals ending in one or two cents and up for three and four cent endings. For example, $137.22 becomes $137.20 whereas $137.23 jumps to $137.25 – you win some, you lose some. Perhaps more importantly theContinue reading “Knock, Knock, Knock, Nickel; Knock, Knock, Knock, Nickel; Knock, Knock, Knock, Nickel”.”

Weekly Writing Challenge: Google Maps for the homebody and a Big Bang Theory explanation

For this week’s Weekly Writing Challenge the topic is Map it Out. When we think of Google Maps or Google Earth it often invokes images of exotic places or foreign countries. But as a proud homebody the Google Earth application provides a pretty picture of my residences since birth. As the map below illustrates, I’ve not strayedContinue reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: Google Maps for the homebody and a Big Bang Theory explanation”