Re-assessing my screen time after turning off notifications and #resistfacebook

Back in November I wrote a blog about discovering the “screen time” monitoring and managing service that Apple provides on its devices. I knew I was in front of a device screen (and this doesn’t count laptop time at work or home) a lot but it was still amazing to see just how much. That […]

In Memory of and Gratitude for Dr. Don A. Sander

On February 16, 2019, Port Alberni lost a most critical and amazing citizen (obit). A man who took care of countless others. Be they young or old, at West Coast General Hospital or at his office on 9th Avenue, Dr. Sander looked after them all in 39 years here. Including me. When my mom brought […]

Fuel Stats for 2018 for my Toyota Prius C and fuel price, economy, CO2 emissions over time.

I track my fuel use semi-religiously. I have used the fuel log book at bcgasprices.com (also known as Gas Buddy) since May 2006 to track the price, fill, and odometer of every single gas purchase. It’s a great habit to get into. It really makes you think about the gas you’re using and it can […]