Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Books from the Children's Hospital Book Sale - 26 April, 2016

01 Asimov, Isaac – 1950 – Pebble In The Sky
02 Asimov, Isaac – 1983 – The Robots of Dawn
03 Asimov, Isaac – 1985 – Robots and Empire
04 Asimov, Isaac – 1995 – Gold
05 Bear, Greg – 2005 – Quantico
06 Benford, Gregory – 1995 – Sailing Bright Eternity
07 Cherryh, C.J. - 1996 – Cloud's Rider
08 Child, Lee – 1997 – Killing Floor
09 Child, Lee – 2004 – The Enemy
10 Child, Lee – 2005 – One Shot
11 Child, Lee – 2014 – Personal
12 Child, Lee – 2015 – A Wanted Man
13 Clarke, Arthur C. - 1987 – 2016: Odyssey Three
14 Gibson, Gary – 2014 – Extinction Game
15 Gibson, William – 2010 – Zero History
16 Heinlein, Robert A. - 1963 – Glory Road
17 McDevitt, Jack – 2004 – Polaris
18 McDevitt, Jack – 2005 – Seeker
19 Reynolds, Alastair - 2000 – Revelation Space
20 Ringo, John – 2003 – Hell's Faire
21 Ringo, John – 2008 – The Last Centurion
22 Ringo, John – 2011 – Citadel
23 Ringo, John – 2013 – Under A Graveyard Sky
24 Ringo, John – The Hot Gate
25 Roberts, Adam – 2012 – Jack Glass
26 Robinson, Spider – 1993 – The Callahan Touch
27 Sawyer, Robert J. - 2005 – Mindscan
28 Schwartz, Stephen – 2002 – The Two Faces of Islam
29 Stephenson, Neal - 2008 – Anathem
30 Stross, Charles - 2004 – Iron Sunrise
31 Stross, Charles - 2006 – Glasshouse
32 Tepper, Sheri S. - 2003 – The Companions
33 Vallee, Jacques – Dimensions – A Casebook of Alien Contact
34 Wilson, Robert Charles – 2005 – Spin

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mitsubishi Video Wall

Here's the first of two video walls by Mitsubishi for the computer lab at work.





Friday, February 05, 2016

Books from the Children's Hospital Book Sale - 5 Feb., 2016

01 Atwood, Margaret – 2009 – The Year of the Flood
02 Badami, Anita Rau – 2006 – Can You Hear The Nightbird Call?
03 Basran, Gurjinder – 2012 – Everything Was Goodbye
04 Chandra, Virkam – 2006 – Sacred Games
05 Clancy, Tom and Mark Greaney – 2013 – Command Authority
06 Conant, Jennet – 2008 – The Irregulars
07 Coupland, Douglas – 1995 – Microserfs
08 Diamant, Anita -1997 – The Red Tent
09 Doyle, Roddy – 1993 – Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
10 Dubus III, Andre – 1999 – House of Sand and Fog
11 Dyer, Gwynne – 2007 – The Mess They Made
12 Finkelstein, Norman G. - 2000 – The Holocaust Industry
13 Garlinski, Jozef – 1979 – Intercept – The Enigma War
14 Hancock, Graham – 1995 – Fingerprints of the Gods
15 Hosseini, Khaled – 2007 – A Thousand Splendid Suns
16 Hynek, J. Allen – 1972 – The UFO Experience
17 Paseman, Floyd L. - 2004 – A Spy's Journey
18 Patterson, James and Neil McMahon - 2011 - Toys
19 Salamon, Daria – 2008 – The Prairie Bridesmaid
20 Shields, Carol – 1993 – The Stone Diaries
21 Silverberg, Robert – 1988 – The Masks of Time; Born With The Dead; Dying Inside
22 Simpson, Paul – 2013 – A Brief History of The Spy
23 Smith, Tom Rob – 2008 – Child 44
24 Steele, Allen – 2002 – Coyote
25 Steele, Allen – 2004 – Coyote
26 Steele, Allen – 2005 – Coyote Frontier
27 Stevenson, William - 1983 – Intrepid's Last Case
28 Vassanji, M.G. - 1989 – The Gunny Sack
29 Walter, Chris – 2002 – Punk Rules OK

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Books from the Children's Hospital Book Sale - 4 Feb., 2016

01 Abuelaish, Dr. Izzeldin – 2010 – I Shall Not Hate
02 Aldiss, Brian – 1983 – Helliconia Summer
03 Aldiss, Brian – 1985 – Helliconia Winter
04 Anderson, Poul – 1960 – The High Crusade
05 Anderson, Poul – 1971 – The Byworlder
06 Anderson, Poul – 1974 – Fire Time
07 Anthony, Piers – 1967 – Chthon
08 Asimov, Isaac – 1985 – The Edge of Tomorrow
09 Barrett, David V. - 2011 – A Brief Guide to Secret Religions
10 Baxter, Stephen – 2009 – Ark
11 Bear, Greg – 1990 – Queen of Angels
12 Benford, Gregory – 1987 – In The Ocean of Night
13 Chaudhuri, Amit – 2001 – Three Novels (A Strange and Sublime Address, Afternoon Raag, Freedom Song)
14 Chomsky, Noam – 2007 – What We Say Goes
15 Colombo, John Robert -1990 – Mysterious Encounters – Personal Accounts of the Supernatural in Canada
16 Colombo, John Robert -2004 – True Canadian UFO Stories
17 Coonts, Stephen – 2004 – Saucer the Conquest
18 DeCurtis, Anthony and James Henke – 1992 - Rolling Stone Album Guide
19 Duane, Diane – 1996 – X-Com UFO Defense
20 Erickson, Steven – 2009 – Dust of Dreams
21 Gibson, William – 1986 – Count To Zero
22 Gibson, William – 1986 – Count To Zero
23 Gibson, William – 1993 – Virtual Light
24 Gladwell, Malcolm – 2000 – The Tipping Point
25 Gladwell, Malcolm – 2013 – David and Goliath
26 Handleman, Joe – 1974 – The Forever War
27 Handleman, Joe – 1989 – Buying Time
28 Handleman, Joe – 2000 – The Coming
29 Handleman, Joe – 2004 – Camouflage
30 Handleman, Joe – 2005 – Old Twentieth
31 Handleman, Joe – 2011 – Earthbound
32 Huxley, Aldous – 1932 – Brave New World
33 Jordan, Robert – 1982 – Conan The Defender
34 Jordan, Robert – 1982 – Conan The Invincible
35 Jordan, Robert – 1984 – Conan The Destroyer
36 Jordan, Robert – 1984 – Conan The Magnificent
37 Kerouac, Jack – 1951 - On The Road – the original scroll
38 Klosterman, Chuck – 2003 – Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs
39 Marquez, Gabriel Garcia – 1967 – One Hundred Years of Solitude
40 McDevitt, Jack – 2011 – Firebird
41 Metzger, Robert A. - 2002 – Picoverse
42 Mootoo, Shani – 1996 – Cereus Blooms At Night
43 Mootoo, Shani – 2005 – He Drown She In the Sea
44 Naipaul, V.S. - 1975 – Guerrillas
45 Niven, Larry - 1970 – Ringworld
46 Niven, Larry - 1986 - The Ringworld Throne
47 Niven, Larry – 1976 – A World Out of Time
48 Ondaatje, Michael - 1982 – Running In The Family
49 Ondaatje, Michael - 2007 – Divisadero
50 Palahniuk, Chuck – 2001 – Choke
51 Priest, Cherie – 2009 - Boneshaker
52 Resnick, Mike – 1988 – Ivory – A Legend of Past and Future
53 Resnick, Mike – 1990 – Second Contact
54 Robinson, Kim Stanley - 1994 – Green Mars
55 Robinson, Kim Stanley - 1996 – Blue Mars
56 Rushdie, Salman – 2008 – The Enchantress of Florence
57 Rutkowski, Chris and Geoff Dittman - 2006 – The Canadian UFO Report
58 Saebels, Corina – 2007 – The Collectors – A Canadian UFO Experience
59 Scalzi, John - 2012 – Redshirts
60 Silverberg, Robert – 1969 – Up The Line
61 Silverberg, Robert – 1972 – The Book of Skulls
62 Silverberg, Robert – 1973 – A Time of Changes
63 Simak, Clifford D. - 1981 – Project Pope
64 Stephenson, Neal - 2003 – Quicksilver
65 Stephenson, Neal – 2004 - The Confusion
66 Streiber, Whitley - 1987 – Communion
67 Stross, Charles - 2003 – Singularity Sky
68 Toews, Miriam – 2008 – The Flying Troutmans
69 Vassanji, M.G. - 1994 – The Book of Secrets
70 Vassanji, M.G. - 2009 – The Assassin's Song
71 Willis, Connie - 2010 – Blackout
72 Zusak, Markus – 2005 – The Book Thief

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Spotify playlist - Atmospheric Black Metal

https://play.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/2dAvElnRMasV5Vp83YZyvV

Monday, June 08, 2015

150,000 kms on the car today

The car hit 150,000 km today at precisely 4 pm, after 164 months of ownership - 13 years, 8 months.  That averages to 941 km a month, or 32 km a day.  I was driving north on Waverly, just after leaving Winnipeg Honda.




Thursday, April 23, 2015

Books from the April, 2015 Childrens' Hospital Book Sale

01  Adiga, Aravind - 2008 - The White Tiger
02 Akhtar, Ayad - 2012 - American Dervish
03 America's Espionage Empire
04 Asimov, Issac - 1951 - The Stars, Like Dust (Galactic Empire series Book 1)
05 Bear, Greg - 2003 - Darwin's Children
06 Bond, Larry - 1991 - Vortex
07 Bowden, Mark - 1999 - Black Hawk Down
08 Bradbury, Ray - 1953 - Farhenheit 451
09 Brennan, J.H. - 1974 - The Occult Reich
10 Byatt, A.S. - 1994 - Angels and Insects
11 Carver, Jeffrey A. - 2000 - Eternity's End
12 Daly, John  with Glen Waggoner - 2007 - My Life In & Out of the Rough
13 Dasgupta, Rana - 2009 - Solo
14 Day, David - 2002 - A Guide To Tolkien
15 Delany, Samuel R. - 2002 - Nova
16 Doctorow, Cory - 2006 - Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town
17 Feinstein, John - 1999 - The Majors
18 Feinstein, John - 2004 - Caddy For Life
19 Forester, E.M. - 1924 - A Passage To India
20 Gaiman, Neil - 1996 - Neverwhere
21 Gandhi, M.K. - 1927 - An Autobiography
22 Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling - 1990 - The Difference Engine
23 Heinlein, Robert A. - 1951 - Between Planets
24 Heinlein, Robert A. - 1957 - The Door Into Summer
25 Ignatius, David - A Firing Offense
26 Irani, Anosh - 2006 - The Song of Kahunsha
27 MacKenzie, Major-General Lewis - 1993 - Peacekeeper: The Road to Sarajevo
28 Morrison, Toni - 1970 - The Bluest Eye
29 Morrison, Toni - 1977 - Song of Solomon
30 Naipaul, V.S. - 1987- The Enigma of Arrival
31 Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle - 1977 - Lucifer's Hammer
32 Patterson, James - 1996 - Miracle on the 17th Green
33 Rampton, Sheldon & John Stauber - 2003 - Weapons of Mass Deception
34 Reilly, Matthew - 2001 - Area 7
35 Rosaforte, Tim -  2000 - Raising The Bar - The Championship Years of Tiger Woods
36 Sawyer, Robert J - 2002 - Hominids
37 Sawyer, Robert J. - 2010 - Watch
38 Schnabel, Jim S. - 1997 - Remote Wars: The Secret History of America's Psychic Spies
39 Shelley, Mary - 1818 - Frankenstein
40 Speer, Albert - 1976 - Spandau - The Secret Diaries
41 Stevenson, William - 1976 - A Man Called Intrepid
42 Sumner, Tracy - 2000 - Karsten's Way
43 Turtledove, Harry - 1997 - How Few Remain
44 Vanderhaeghe, Guy - 2002 - The Last Crossing
45 Volkman, Ernest & Blaine Baggett - 1991 - Secret Intelligence - The Inside History of
46 Wilson, George C. - 1988 - Super Carrier
47 Wolfe, Gene - 1993 - Nightside The Long Sun
48 Wolfe, Gene - 1994 - Calde of the Long Sun
49 Woodward, Bob - 1987 - Veil - The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981 - 1987
50 Woodward, Bob - 2006 - State of Denial - Bush At War, Part III
51 Zama, Farahad - 2008- The Marriage Bureau for Rich People

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