Need a fridge or stove in Toronto?

Forget Home Depot and Lowes. I went to both the other night and neither had any stock of almost ALL their display models. They told me the earliest they could ship it was a week. What use is that with dirty dishes piling up?

I then went to Class Appliance and my buddy Wes gave me a deal too low to publish here – and he had it in stock and loaded right up!

Tell him Tim sent you.

Railroading 

As a junior wordsmith, I love etymology. 

Railroad land grants and related political chicanery undoubtedly had a great deal to do with the origin. It’s felicitous because it doesn’t just evoke the physicality of a massive machine barrelling through the landscape, and it doesn’t even just evoke the sense many had that the railroads — with federal imprimatur and, sometimes, eminent domain — built their lines with little regard for local opinion (generally for, unless bypassed), but also evokes the powerful political relationships associated with the industry in the 19th century — particularly (and notably six years prior to the Barbour speech) the Credit Mobilier scandal, which reached into the Grant administration (and tangentially, the prior Johnson and Lincoln administrations).

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Google Drive appears to be causing Explorer.exe to crash 

If you are having catastrophic windows freezes, get rid of Google Drive. It’s toxic bacteria to your computer and hard to pinpoint.

I know that I have seen this in older topics here, but they were old posts and I didn’t see a resolution that works for me.  Some example suggestions were deleting desktop.ini files in the Drive Sync folder, and turning off sync indicators.For a long time I have had issues with Explorer.exe crashing for no obvious reason, with the event log generally reporting a fauling module path involving MSCVR90.dll. Eventually I installed Visual Studio for unrelated reasons, and, with a debugger now available, the stac

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