Dan Welyk Calgary Realtor® Since 1999

There Is No Substitute for Experience.

About a 1.5 years ago I wrote a blog about my garage…or “crapage” I had called it…I don’t know how else to describe this thing aside from a pure evil junk staging point that never ends. 

 

No matter what I do, I can’t keep this place clean. 

 

Back when I wrote the original rant it was probably at it’s worst.  And I’m not kidding...

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Anyone who knows me, knows I’m a huge fan of the JailBreak for the iOS.

Tonight I’m going to say goodbye to “myPhone” and go back to an “iPhone”.  I have said from the get go of iOS 5 being released, I would not upgrade until a proper untethered JailBreak was available.   Below are a couple screen shots so you can see the customizations I’ve done.  That’s why I call it “myPhone”....
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Proposal of Secondary Suites in Calgary has drawn up a heated debate in our city hall, but has it in the public? 

Relaxing the rules on secondary suites was being discussed by our Mayor Nenshi and Aldermen once again this past Monday.  Nothing has come of the discussions aside from a couple Aldermen making statements like “unconstitutional” to allow suites everywhere by Ald. Richard Pootmans....

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Sometimes I feel my garage is a rarity.  Always stuff lying around, full of junk I don't need. 

 

It's not really a garage anymore.  I'd say it's the 'staging' point for things I don’t want to deal with.  Or, I have 'future' plans for an item.  Or, I’m too lazy to put it in the recycling box. I’d post a picture but I’m too embarrassed.  Seriously.

 

I stand...

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Wow - certainly has been an interesting few weeks in our economy! Interesting to say the least.

The media has done a great job in putting the upmost fear into us Canadians with all the economic turmoil stories - this weeks latest catch phrase seems to be "lowest consumer confidence since 1982" or something to that effect.
 
Well, are you wanting some positive news about our economy? I have some...the...
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Speaking of city taxes again !! Ouch is all I have to say. Posting a couple weeks ago, I wrote about how we in Calgary do have some of the lowest city taxes in metro cities in all of Canada and we don’t really have much to complain about.
 

Well, after spending some time on the topic and learning a little more about what is at hand here, I am a little pissed at how Calgarians are being treated....

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Once again our city is having discussions about fee hikes for services - seems (to me) like a redundant topic.
 
The issue being...fee hikes for services - water, waste removal etc...
 
After reading yesterday’s story on cfcn.ca (unable to find the article now?) informing the public of the proposed increases - there were close to 25 comments by readers expressing their concerns with these...
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