Deal

In the spirit of Christmas, I’d like to pass on a deal that was brought to my attention. Henrys is selling a Nikon D80 + 16-85VR lens for the closeout price of $830. That’s absolutely incredible considering the $1500 CDN I paid for the D70 + 18-70 back in the day.

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Change (or lack of)

It’s become commonplace to say we’re in an economic crisis. Not simply a downturn but a full-fledged disaster, complete with melting stock markets, bankruptcies and rising unemployment. There’s even talk that events will force a sea change in our attitudes – that North Americans will become less profligate, that we will embrace strong public oversight of markets, and that we will question “trickle-down economics” with all their attendant inequalities.

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The Rally

As usual, I’m late with my photos. From the pro-coalition rally at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, on December 7, 2008:

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