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Tuesday April 21, 2015

21:24 Island rowing club begins fundraising campaign to replace sculls »The Guardian - Sports
P.E.I.'s only rowing club is racing against time to replace four of its sculls. They were destroyed when heavy snow caused a barn roof to collapse in March in Stratford. Rowing P.E.I. has launched a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo to help pay expenses not covered by insurance. Rowing ...
21:06 I like it »Island Musings
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote – Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).
21:00 Watery Wednesday »justpictureit
photo - Watery Wednesday

From the 2009 Annual Poker Run. This made me laugh:

20:58 Part One; How To Lose A 25 Million Dollar Lawsuit Made Easy by Stewart McKelvey »
Many seasoned business executives agree; if you haven’t got a couple of lawsuits going on, your probably not doing much, that doesn’t mean you can be arrogant or trivial. The emphasis is to win any lawsuit, or saw off your losses and get out of it, settle somehow. Here is our play by play analysis, … Continue reading Part One; How To Lose A 25 Million Dollar Lawsuit Made Easy by Stewart McKelvey
20:07 Just a pre-election budget »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
Finance Minister Joe Oliver delivered a balanced budget Tuesday promising it will also create jobs and give more money back to taxpayers.
18:15 Conservatives squeeze out a surplus budget in election year spending blueprint »The Guardian - Local News
OTTAWA - Finance Minister Joe Oliver guided his maiden budget voyage into port Tuesday with a precious cargo of targeted pre-election measures on board - and just enough leeway to keep the federal books above water. The razor-thin $1.4-billion surplus projected this year - the first ...
17:51 McColeman’s seeks advance notice of ‘substantive’ resolutions »Journal-Pioneer Local
Advance notice of “substantive” resolutions is now required for such issues to be brought forward at Summerside city council meetings.
17:46 Drug arrest made »Journal-Pioneer Local
A 54-year-old St. Louis man is facing drug-trafficking charges after a bust last week on the Union Road.
17:45 Award to be renamed for speed skater Nancy White »The Guardian - Sports
Speed Skate P.E.I. is renaming its top female athlete award to honour Montague native Nancy White, the winner of P.E.I.'s first gold medal at the Canada Winter Games. That came in the 1979 Games along with four silvers in the sport and helped cement White's inclusion in the P.E.I. Sports Hall ...
17:03 Honda scooter for sale (29 Words) » | New Topics
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17:02 Islanders celebrating Earth Day »Journal-Pioneer Local
SUMMERSIDE – Islanders are being reminded to keep the environment in their thoughts today, Earth Day.
16:20 Hospice Hymn Sing set for Sunday »Journal-Pioneer Local
O’LEARY -- The West Prince Chapter of Hospice P.E.I. will light 52 candles during its annual Hospice and Palliative Care Hymn Sing on April 26. That’s one candle for every hospice and palliative care patient supported by the organization who died in 2014. The number is up from 34 in each of the ...
16:15 Old Burton School leveled by fire »Journal-Pioneer Local
BURTON -- A piece of Prince Edward Island history quietly disappeared in the early morning hours last Thursday. West Prince RCMP were alerted near noontime that day that the former Burton schoolhouse had burned to the ground overnight.
15:53 UPEI student had castor beans necessary to produce deadly toxin ricin, court documents reveal »The Guardian - Local News
The lawyer for a Prince Edward Island man says court documents that allege his client had the castor beans necessary to produce the deadly toxin ricin should be viewed with skepticism. A search warrant application filed with provincial court says police acted on two separate complaints about ...
15:42 Key witness in Sen. Mike Duffy trial postponed due to health problems »The Guardian - Local News
OTTAWA - A key witness in the trial of suspended Senator Mike Duffy has postponed his appearance because of serious health problems. Gerald Donohue was hospitalized last week and might not be able to appear until next week, the court learned. Donohue is an important figure because of his role ...
15:05 Never back down »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
One of the most important questions facing Islanders during this election campaign is what will a newly-elected P.E.I. government do with Cavendish Farms president Robert Irving’s request to lift the moratorium on high capacity deep water wells. Mr. Irving has suggested that unless the ...
14:58 We live here too »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
As an industry we feel the need to point out several misconceptions in a recent letter to the editor from Edna Arsenault.
14:49 Police seek information on baby found dead at P.E.I. church »The Guardian - Local News
Autopsy completed but final report has not reached police
14:40 NATIONAL AFFAIRS: Goodies no guarantee of re-election »Journal-Pioneer Local
If popular budget measures could guarantee the re-election of a three-term government, Paul Martin would have won the 2006 election.
14:21 City Partners with Boys and Girls Club for Reading Town Canada Event »City of Charlottetown
2015-04-21 The City of Charlottetown and Boys and Girls Club of Charlottetown have
14:18 Witness grilled in court during murder trial »The Guardian - Local News
A witness accused in court of stealing money from a murder victim was grilled over inconsistencies in his account of events. Trish Cheverie, the lawyer for the teenaged woman standing trial for second-degree murder in the stabbing death last summer of 45-year-old Kent David Gallant, noted a ...
14:09 Sock Knitting Challenge - Pair #4 »Jobo Designs


Better late than never... right?  I've been knitting away, but not keeping up with the blog.  So here I go - catching up!

These are my fourth pair of the year... small ones, but still nice ones!   They were completed in March. 

My three year old daughter wanted a pair, so I let her go into my stash and choose the yarn she liked best.  The finished socks go pretty much to her knees, and she loves them!  The yarn is Knitpicks Felici Self striping (why did they discontinue this yarn... it's awesome!)  They were knit on the usual 2.75mm needles I use, with 52 stitches around.  The cuff is twisted rib, and the heels are eye-of-partridge.

12:30 Notes to Self on IPv6 » from peter rukavina

Thanks to a nudge from my friend Dave Cairns, I’ve dipped my toe into the waters of IPv6, and I’m noting what I did here for future reference.

Enabled ICMP on my Bell Aliant-provided Actiontec R1000H router; this is done from the Firewall tab by enabling WAN PING mode.

Visited to and registered for a free Tunnelbroker account.

Clicked Create Regular Tunnel in the left sidebar.

As IPv4 Endpoint (Your side), I entered the IP address that Bell Aliant assigned to my Actiontec R1000H router (it appears as “Modem IP Address” on the main status screen).

Selected the Toronto tunnel server and clicked Create Tunnel.

From my MacBook Air’s Terminal app:

sudo ifconfig gif0 tunnel
sudo ifconfig gif0 inet6 2001:470:1c:7f::2 2001:470:1c:7f::1 prefixlen 128
sudo route -n add -inet6 default 2001:470:1c:7f::1

The IP address above is the LAN IP address of my MacBook Air.

In the MacBook Air’s System Preferences under Network | Wi-Fi | DNS, added IPv6 nameservers from the Tunnelbroker tunnel information page (2001:470:20::2 and, in addition to the IPv4 ones from Google that were already there.

That’s it.

At this point I could then visit and see the following:

Test you IPv6 Connectivity

And, from the Mac OS X command line:

# ping6
PING6(56=40+8+8 bytes) 2001:470:1c:7f::2 --> 2001:410:e000:903:1::1
16 bytes from 2001:410:e000:903:1::1, icmp_seq=0 hlim=56 time=77.641 ms
16 bytes from 2001:410:e000:903:1::1, icmp_seq=1 hlim=56 time=98.467 ms
16 bytes from 2001:410:e000:903:1::1, icmp_seq=2 hlim=56 time=65.694 ms
16 bytes from 2001:410:e000:903:1::1, icmp_seq=3 hlim=56 time=71.714 ms

I’m fairly certain this is all going to fall to pieces when my DHCP lease from Bell Aliant expires; by that time, though, I hope that Dave has read this far and is ready for the next dose of help.

12:11 Suns with Guns have respectable showing »Journal-Pioneer Sports
11:57 P.E.I. lifters set Canadian records »Journal-Pioneer Sports
11:55 Colonel commits to Hurricanes »The Guardian - Sports
Feehan joining Holland College back end
11:54 Islanders become national-level referees »Journal-Pioneer Sports
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Prince Edward Islanders Justin Smith and Tyler Ramsay are now national-level powerlifting referees.
11:50 Hurricanes add Feehan »Journal-Pioneer Sports
Colonel Gray student excited to join Holland College
11:42 Friendly Pharmacist Key Player In Ghiz-Maclauchlan E Gaming Handed Millions »
The Friendly Pharmacist, as Paul Jenkins likes to refer to himself, played a key role in the E gaming ventures of Robert Ghiz. Denials aside, he was the point person representing the Government of PEI. Was the generous financing he was provided for his seniors home venture a reward for the Gaming involvement? RB Mac Investigations … Continue reading Friendly Pharmacist Key Player In Ghiz-Maclauchlan E Gaming Handed Millions
11:31 Job cuts at Credit Union Place »Journal-Pioneer Local
SUMMERSIDE – Six casual positions have been cut at Credit Union Place in an attempt to control costs at the facility.
10:25 Political party promises become a flood during campaign »The Guardian - Opinion
The P.E.I. election campaign has quickly become dominated by a dizzying, daily dose of party promises. It’s hard to keep them all straight as electors are inundated with regular good news announcements that will supposedly make life better for all Islanders. The Progressive Conservatives ...
10:20 Removing water hurts productivity »The Guardian - Opinion
The spherical surface of the earth is a jigsaw puzzle of a dozen major tectonic plates. The seven continents float on the tectonic plates. The edges of the plates, the plate margins, are of three kinds: constructive, conservative and destructive. P.E.I. is on the North American plate near a ...
10:16 Pope Francis continues to reject abortion »The Guardian - Opinion
A recent Guardian editorial accuses Bishop Grecco of intruding into the P.E.I. election campaign on abortion, stating that “Bishop Grecco didn’t pose for any photo ops with Mr. Trudeau on Friday, but it’s likely Pope Francis would have – gladly;” and, “Perhaps Island Catholics should listen to ...
10:14 Women’s sports lacking coverage »The Guardian - Opinion
In February, 2010, I wrote to the editor regarding the coverage given to our Canadian women’s hockey team, which had just won their third consecutive Olympic gold medal. The only picture of these fine athletes was a very small one that showed one of them having a drink. The picture of the men’s ...
10:13 Wade MacLauchlan is crying wolf about bullies »The Guardian - Opinion
Wade MacLauchlan doesn’t like the Conservative party’s ads. He calls them ‘attack ads’ and “is naming that bullying.” The term ‘bullying’ has been in the news a lot lately and is both a good thing and a bad thing. It is a good thing because it is bringing to light the fact that many children ...
10:07 Subsidy bashers: look before you leap »The Guardian - Opinion
Better writers than I have already pointed out that hypocrisy is alive and well in Nova Scotia.In Nova Scotia’s latest provincial budget, the government dramatically cut tax credits for the province’s film industry: it’s a move that has garnered support from some quarters, and, as you might ...
08:58 Kensington resident wins 2015 RCMP Name the Puppy contest »Journal-Pioneer Local
Thanks to a Kensington resident, one of 13 puppies born at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail, Alta., now has a name.
08:51 P.E.I. terrorism case a 'tragic misunderstanding,' lawyer says »Journal-Pioneer Local
The lawyer for a Prince Edward Island man who was arrested after police said they feared he would commit a terrorism offence says the case is a “tragic misunderstanding.”
08:45 Rainfall warning issued for P.E.I. »Journal-Pioneer Local
Environment Canada is warning of heavy rain and possible flooding for Prince Edward Island, beginning this evening.
08:40 Women show small decrease in candidate rosters for P.E.I. election »Journal-Pioneer Local
Nominations for the 2015 provincial election are now closed and the PEI Coalition for Women in Government has confirmed 29.2 percent of candidates will be women on the May 4 ballot.
08:33 Rainfall warning issued for Prince Edward Island »The Guardian - Local News
Environment Canada is warning of heavy rain and possible flooding for Prince Edward Island, beginning this evening. A low-pressure system developing over New England this morning will spread rain across the region later today before ending Wednesday by late afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 25 to ...
08:14 Charlottetown police make arrests related to drinking on weekend »The Guardian - Local News
A 22-year-old Kilmuir man has been charged with impaired driving by police acting on a tip from the public.A spokesman for Charlottetown Police Services said a tip was received about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday regarding a possible impaired driver on Kent Street near Prince Street.Police located the ...
08:10 Charlottetown teen pleads guilty to fleeing from police on stolen ATV »The Guardian - Local News
Sentence has been adjourned until May 11 in the case of an 18-year-old Charlottetown man whom police pursued for almost four kilometres after he and another man went for a ride on a stolen all terrain vehicle.Dustin Nicholas Henderson pleaded guilty in provincial court Monday to a spate of ...
08:07 Snow crab quota increasing for P.E.I. »The Guardian - Local News
The total allowable catch for snow crab is increasing slightly this year, Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced.The total allowable catch will increase to 26,036, that is an increase of over 800 tons. The exploitation rate, the percentage of fish that will be caught out of the total number ...
07:24 Tribute planned Wednesday for chopped Charlottetown elm trees »The Guardian - Local News
The once majestic elm trees that sat in front of Susan Coyle’s house now exist only in photographs. The Charlottetown resident is one of many that have fond memories of the trees, which she said provided history, a road buffer and beauty for years before being cut down last month. “It’s very ...
07:22 Daily Specials for Tuesday, April 21, 2015 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Tuesday, April 21, 2015 are:

  • Chicken Vegetable and Rice Soup...4.99
  • Casa Mia Toro Burger...14.99

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440

07:03 What Does The PEI Law Society Say On McInnes Cooper Gaming Fees? »
The PEI Law Society says nothing, it is a secret club, purveyors of truth, officers of the Courts of Justice? McInness Cooper LLC charged 950,000 dollars to the PEI Public, money for nothing? What about ‘scale’ of pay and deliverables? What about Bill Dow conflicting statements of Public record? The Law Society says ‘nothing’. The … Continue reading What Does The PEI Law Society Say On McInnes Cooper Gaming Fees?
05:57 PEI Conservative Party President Skulks In and Out of Duffy Trial »
Peter MacQuaid finally got into the National limelight, not exactly the way he had planned. The Duffy trial dragged MacQuaid into an Ottawa courtroom, over contracts he was handed by Duffy. I suppose MacQuaid could provide some kind of utility, what kind, is anybodies guess, he is usually, a bumbling fool. MacQuaid took time off … Continue reading PEI Conservative Party President Skulks In and Out of Duffy Trial
05:11 Longing for a simpler time »Unmodern Mom

It’s hard to believe that today my baby in this photo is now the same age that I was when this picture was taken.   How can that be?  I don’t really feel any different.   I couldn’t be more

The post Longing for a simpler time appeared first on UnModern Mom.

Monday April 20, 2015

23:43 NHL Puck Drops: Oilers must build around McDavid »The Guardian - Sports
Chiarelli firing a power play by Bruins' management
23:43 Oilers must build around McDavid »The Guardian - Sports
Chiarelli firing a power play by Bruins' management


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