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[29 Jul 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
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Well, I think the experiment with a self controlled web-box has run its course. For a long while, there was really nothing better. But recently, commercial webhosting has become advanced, reliable, flexible and, most importantly, cheap!
So I made the switch to HostGator, for only a few dollars more than I was paying to maintain our old system. Without a doubt, my favourite thing is the significantly increased cpu speed needed for processing dynamic websites.
I’m currently in the process of transferring my old site to the new one, …

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[16 Jul 2009 | Comments Off on We bought a house! | ]

After looking for several months, we finally found a place we could afford and in a neighbourhood we love.  And what’s this about a housing market downturn?  It’s definitely all gone in Toronto.  We put several bids on different houses — one of them went 20% over ask, and 11 bidders at that!  It’s an older house, so lots of little things need attention.