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Spiffle! a VanIsle Blog

started in 1997, abandoned in 2012, reborn in 2021
bringing a bit of that 1997 flavour to 2021 design and tech.

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This is a continuation of my car buying saga. Part One is here. So today was another round of test drives. First up was me looking at …

So for the last two weeks, I’ve been searching and researching the marketplace, thinking about a new car. It’s been a long time since I …

So I got a new “toy” to replace an old “toy” I sold on eBay. I am an extreme early adopter of a new Pentax Optio …

So it’s Sunday afternoon, and I’m almost through the “official” duties with regards to my Mom’s passing. I flew to Ottawa on Wednesday afternoon, about …

Cathryn Anne Prince, loving mother to three sons, Mark, James and Michael, and loving friend and partner to Gary Prince, loving oldest sister to thirteen …

So, I dunno about you, but I’m not trusting Google much these days. The search results have been going downhill steadily for at least the …