Category Random Thoughts

Hacked and Spammed

Once again, there has been another inglorious hack of government servers and services, here in Canada. This recent event happened last week, when hackers managed to use verified clients credentials to login and, present themselves as real people for the purpose of claiming the new unemployment benefit. How long they had been doing this, and… Continue reading

When It’s Funny, But Not Funny!

The one thing both me and mine always look to after we sit down together, after dinner, is the news. We especially love swapping the way news is covered by both the French and English speaking media, and comparing coverage/differences. And, let me tell you, there are a lot. What one thinks as important is… Continue reading

Snip, Snip, Snip …

No, no don’t go there … get your mind out of the gutter. We’re not talking about that snip. Eww! Far from it. The snip, snip, snip, in this case was us, this weekend. As we hit 150 something days of self imposed isolation from the outside world at large, we decided, you know, like… Continue reading

Broken Themes: Update

Just to let you know, after I installed this new theme for the Wry Writer, it still did not work as hoped. As in, suddenly the comments were no longer visible to anyone. So please, do not worry, they are there and this problem will be rectified by the end of today (EST). The theme… Continue reading

Broken Themes …

No, I’m not referring to something deep or existential but WordPress. The software upon which I run this blog, and every other blog I own. Yesterday, without thinking, and on auto pilot after posting, I went and updated to the newer version of WordPress and … when it finished, was immediately sorry Sorry that I… Continue reading