Lists of 2011

The first of a few lists this year, I think. Next time will be movies, tv, etc. but first some more general items.

Things that irritated me:

  • The Occupy movement, especially in Vancouver
  • Smart meters
  • Susan Anton
  • Stanley Cup riots
  • Rob Ford
  • The Velluvial matrix
  • Donald Trump
  • Christy Clark

Things that inspired me:

  • Jack Layton’s letter to Canadians
  • Faster-than-light particles
  • Rick Mercer’s rant
  • Rig-ster on the water
  • Michael Kaeshammer
  • Larry Joe
  • Clean-up after the Vancouver riots
  • Tahrir Square

Things that amused me:

  • Honey Badger
  • Dog Tease
  • The Royal Wedding 2011
  • Winnebago Man
  • Watson the supercomputer

Things that made me sad:

  • Passing of Jack Layton
  • Massacre in Norway
  • End of the Space Shuttle
  • Knut
  • Megan McNeil
  • Tsunami in Japan

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