October 10, 2005

All the gory financial details

October 10, 2005 - Categories: finance

My mom wanted to know if she needed to make any emergency funding
arrangements for me, so I sent her a 24-page report of all the
financial transactions I recorded since I moved to Canada.

It’s arranged by category and then by month, and it includes each and
every single line item. I might be missing one or two hotdogs here ard
there, but in general, it’s a good picture of how I’ve been spending

Gnucash makes it _fun_ to record my expenses, and creating reports is
a breeze. Totally awesome stuff.

Get your life on

October 10, 2005 - Categories: -Uncategorized

Check out getyourlifeon for fresh grad survival tips. From the website:

We are young. Maybe we’re just out of college, maybe
we’ve been working for a year or two. We’re out there, looking for
cool jobs, great places to go, what to buy, where to meet up, most
importantly, what to do next. We are getting our lives on. And we’re
all in it together.

Awesome guide to surviving your first taste of the Real World. Good
read even if you’ve been in the Real World for a while. Totally cool.

(Link via simplehuman)

Corpse Bride

October 10, 2005 - Categories: -Uncategorized

Argh. Corpse Bride is a movie worth watching on the big screen, but I
don’t really know anyone I can just drag to the movies with me.

I guess there’s nothing wrong with going to watch it by myself. After
all, I watched March of the Penguins. =)

I _could_ wait a few months and watch it at someplace like Bloor
Cinema for less than half the price of a regular ticket…

… but Dominique’s just watched it. Waah. Envy.

Finding the common vocabulary

October 10, 2005 - Categories: -Uncategorized

Trust the knowledge management webloggers to come up with an interesting word-based way to measure ‘community’ in blogs. Totally awesome work.