Showing posts from December, 2009

2009 Summary

2009 has been a busy, fun year! In January, after selling all my furniture and giving up my apartment in Waterloo, I drove down to Texas.  I spent the winter in the beautiful beach town of South Padre Island, returning in the spring. I had the pleasure of spending the summer around friends and family in Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo.  Melissa and I planned our upcoming " overseas experience " to New Zealand.  In August, I sold my car and we flew to Fiji , then New Zealand . We've since traveled around a lot of the North Island , and I have been taking flying lessons . While in Texas, I wrote about the  US health care   experience .  It will be interesting to see how that turns out. I also wrote some management and software development articles, about getting people to respond to email ,    why change is sometimes bad , and why one good programmer is better than 100 average ones. I complained about the poor state of competition in Canadian mobile and bro